Date & Time
Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
136 Medication Misadventures: Managing the Slippery Slope*

This talk reviews the most common and the most problematic medications in use to provide guidance on determining medical necessity and efficacy, with a focus on risk vs. benefit. Medications reviewed include NSAIDS, opiates, Neurontin, Seroquel, Wellbutrin, and benzodiazepines, with special consideration given to developing reasonable and defensible prescribing practices.

Educational Objectives

  • Review common medications of abuse in correctional health care settings
  • Explain the FDA's role in guiding physician practice
  • Summarize new prescribing techniques for managing common high-risk medications