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The RxPress is the bimonthly newsletter from the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System Pharmacy Department.      

Jul-Aug 2016 edition

  • CDC Guideline on Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Focus on Appropriate Opioid Selection
  • Naloxone Rescue Kits
  • Effectiveness of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP)

May-June 2016 edition

  • Use of N-Acetylcysteine in the Management of Non-Acetaminophen Drug-Induced Liver Injury
  • Recommendations for Non-Statin Cholestrol Lowering Therapies
  • Redifining Sepsis

Mar-April 2016 edition

  • Vitamin K supplementation in patients with cirrhosis
  • Seizing opportunities to reduce risk for tranexamic acid-associated seizure
  • Reducing waste of expensive drugs

Jan-February 2016 edition

  • Key updated to Beers Criteria in 2015
  • Demystifying Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)
  • Government actions to address the opioid epidemic