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On Friday July 3, 2020, the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (HHS/ASPR) announced details on the upcoming commerical remdesivir allocation process (see HHS figure below). On Monday July 6, 2020, representative members of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists met with ASPR and AmerisourceBergen (sole distributor of remdesivir) to clarify frequently asked questions regarding this upcoming process. Click on the figure to see SIDP's full FAQ document with helpful information for hospital pharmacists and other clinicians.


*Figure reproduced with permission from HHS/ASPR

 

Experimental Agent Reviews

Members from the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists have prepared brief, evidence-based reviews of potential pharmacotherapeutic treatment options for COVID-19. These video presentations and handouts will be updated regularly as new data emerge on each of these experimental therapies.  

A Message from the SIDP President
Jason M. Pogue, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

 Handouts 


Resource Links


COVID-19 Literature



 

Below are 10-20 minute educational treatment presentations on each agent listed. To view a playlist of all presentations on COVID-19, please click the link below:



Remdesivir (GS-5734)
Speaker: Matt Davis, PharmD

Published: March 23, 2020
Current as of September 5, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine 
Speaker: Zahra Kassamali Escobar, PharmD, BCIDP

Published: March 23, 2020

Current as of: August 7, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Ribavirin 
Speaker: Julie Ann Justo, PharmD, MS, BCPS-AQ ID

Published: March 23, 2020
Current as of: April 3, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Lopinavir/Ritonavir (Kaletra®) 
Speaker: Krutika Mediwala, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

Published: March 23, 2020
Current as of:July 5, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Tocilizumab (Actemra®) 
Speaker: Ana D. Vega, PharmD, BCIDP

Published: March 23, 2020
Current as of: May 13, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


An Update on ACEIs, ARBs and NSAIDs in Patients with COVID-19 
Speaker: Tom Dilworth, PharmD

Published: March 30, 2020
Current as of: May 6, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Anakinra (Kineret®) 
Speaker: Beth Leung, PharmD, MSCI, BCPS AQID

Published: April 17, 2020
Current as of: April 17, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Convalescent Plasma 
Speaker: Ryan W. Stevens, PharmD, BCIDP

Published: April 17, 2020
Current as of: August 31, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Ascorbic Acid 
Speaker: Jennifer L. Richardson, PharmD, BCPS, CACP

Published: April 23, 2020
Current as of: April 17, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Favipiravir 
Speaker: Daniel B. Chastain, PharmD, BCIDP, AAHIVP

Published: April 28, 2020
Current as of: April 22, 2020


 Handouts Pharmacist CE Credit


Pediatric Considerations 
Speaker: Gregory Cook, PharmD, BCIDP

Published: April 28, 2020
Current as of: August 10, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors 
Speaker: J. Drew Zimmer, PharmD, BCPS

Published: May 5, 2020
Current as of: May 1, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Anticoagulation 
Speaker: Sarah Adie, PharmD, BCCP

Published: May 7, 2020
Current as of: June 23rd, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Zinc 
Speaker: Monica V. Mahoney, PharmD, BCPS AQ-ID, BCIDP

Published: May 7, 2020
Current as of: May 14, 2020


 Handouts  Pharmacist CE Credit


Corticosteroids 
Speaker: Khalid Eljaaly, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCIDP

Published: May 19, 2020
Current as of: September 15, 2020


 Handouts Pharmacist CE Credit


Interferons (IFN) 
Speaker: Trang D. Trinh, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, BCIDP

Published: May 19, 2020
Current as of: May 13, 2020


 Handouts Pharmacist CE Credit 


Melatonin 
Speaker: Stacy Harmon, PharmD

Published: August 25, 2020
Current as of: August 15, 2020


 Handouts Pharmacist CE Credit 


Vitamin D 
Speaker: Stefanie A. Stramel, BCIDP, MS

Published: September 17, 2020
Current as of: September 5, 2020


 Handouts Pharmacist CE Credit 


 

Breakpoints: The SIDP Podcast

  • Remdesivir: Ethical and Practical Considerations for Allocation, Tracking, and More

  • What is Happening Right Now? COVID-19 Challenges and Silver Linings
  • Frontline Allies: Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Insights into COVID-19

  Listen Here

 

SIDP COVID-19 Journal Club

The SIDP COVID-19 Journal Club will help you stay on top of developing evidence relevant to pharmacotherapy of COVID-19. Our goal is to critically evaluate the COVID-19 literature and assist the health care community to become quickly familiar with the interpretation and application of these publications.

Visit the SIDP COVID-19 Journal Club

 
 


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