• Add a fibrate to a statin? 

    Lounsbery, Jody L.; Prasad, Shailendra; Rowland, Kate (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-10)
    Do not routinely add a fibrate to a statin for patients with type 2 diabetes who are at high risk for cardiovascular events. Strength of Recommendation: B: Based on a good-quality randomized controlled trial.
  • An antiemetic for irritable bowel syndrome? 

    Levy, Robert; Corbo, Jason M.; Prasad, Shailendra (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2014-10)
    An antiemetic for irritable bowel syndrome? A drug used for cancer patients may provide some relief to patients with IBS. Practice changer: Consider prescribing ondansetron up to 24 mg/d for patients who have irritable ...
  • Kidney stones? It’s time to rethink those meds 

    Slattengren, Andrew H.; Prasad, Shailendra; Jarrett, Jennie B. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2016-02)
    Kidney stones? It’s time to rethink those meds. Despite being recommended for ureteral stone expulsion, tamsulosin or nifedipine are no more effective than placebo. Practice changer: Do not prescribe tamsulosin or nifedipine ...
  • Skip the compression stockings following DVT 

    Bergeson, Keri; Prasad, Shailendra; Benson, Janice L. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2014-07)
    Although commonly used, compression stockings do not effectively prevent post-thrombotic syndrome. Practice changer: Do not recommend elastic compression stockings (ECS) to decrease the incidence of post-thrombotic syndrome ...