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An Impartial Approach to Partial Agonism: A Buprenorphine Review

Event Type

Live Online

Date

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Time

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM ET

Location

PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)

Credits

1.25 Contact Hour(s)

Target Audience

Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$30.00

  • Overview

    Buprenorphine is perhaps the most highly misunderstood medication of our time, or at least within the pain management pharmacological treatment options. Being utilized within the indications of pain management and opioid use disorder (opioid addiction) certainly propels it to the top of any polarized discussions to say the least. So how does one navigate through the pharma-sea of opinions? Join us for a dynamic discussion on the complicated simplicities of buprenorphine pharmacology including partial mu opioid agonism, mu opioid receptor affinity, half-life related dosage selections, CYP-450 metabolism and respective interactions, maximum dosage recommendations, morphine milligram equivalent (MME) calculations, and the infamous respiratory depression relative ceiling effects. Dispelling every rumor, one pharmacological principal at a time, helping you help your patients every day. 

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   21227L08_2pp.pdf


    Slide Document:   21227L08_6pp.pdf

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  • Pharmacist

    Differentiate buprenorphine prescription products by FDA approved indications for pain management and opioid use disorder.
    Describe buprenorphine’s atypical prescription opioid mechanism of action as a partial mu opioid agonist with greater than average mu opioid receptor affinity and relative respiratory depression ceiling effect.
    Recall buprenorphine’s pharmacological properties relevant to patient care including CYP-3A4 interactions, long half-life, maximum recommended dosage, and morphine milligram equivalency.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Differentiate buprenorphine prescription products by FDA approved indications for pain management and opioid use disorder.
    Describe buprenorphine’s atypical prescription opioid mechanism of action as a partial mu opioid agonist with greater than average mu opioid receptor affinity and relative respiratory depression ceiling effect.
    Recall buprenorphine’s pharmacological properties relevant to patient care including CYP-3A4 interactions, long half-life, maximum recommended dosage, and morphine milligram equivalency.

  • Repeat Presentation

    This presentation was last given on Friday, July 29, 2022

    Future Airings

    None

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-21-227-L08-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-21-227-L08-T

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Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
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Speakers or headphones
 


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T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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