Dangerous drug combinations
Today’s podcast will cover dangerous drug combinations and the role of clinical drug monitoring. Some of the key information that will be shared includes:What are dangerous drug combinationsWhat practitioners and the public need to know about themHow dangerous drug combinations can work together to lead to side effectsCertain combinations predispose people to a greater risk of overdose and deathCombinations that can affect drug levels, creating a pharmacokinetic drug–drug interactionCertain combinations that may result in excessive sedationHow drug testing can helpA tool to identify dangerous drug combinationsHow drug testing identifies metabolites unique to a substanceThis episode features Quest Diagnostics Senior Medical Advisor Dr Jeff Gudin and Medical Science Liaison Dr Jack Kain. You may download the PDF version of this presentation here>>To learn more, please visit QuestDrugMonitoring.com for information on our Drug Monitoring Test Directory and offerings, as well as educational resources and insights from our team of toxicology experts. At Quest Diagnostics, we are committed to providing you results and insights to support your clinical decisions.