Research Output 1995 2017

2017

Association between direct-to-consumer advertising and testosterone testing and initiation in the United States, 2009-2013

Layton, J. B., Kim, Y., Alexander, G. C. & Emery, S. L. Mar 21 2017 In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 317, 11, p. 1159-1166 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Testosterone
Serum
Southeastern United States
Insurance
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Association between lithium use and risk of Alzheimer's disease

Cheng, C., Zandi, P., Stuart, E., Lin, C. H., Su, P. Y., Alexander, G. C. & Lan, T. H. Feb 1 2017 In : Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 78, 2, p. e139-e145

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithium
Alzheimer Disease
National Health Programs
Bipolar Disorder
Dementia

Cardiovascular Risks of Exogenous Testosterone Use Among Men: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Alexander, G. C., Iyer, G., Lucas, E., Lin, D. & Singh, S. Mar 1 2017 In : American Journal of Medicine. 130, 3, p. 293-305 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Testosterone
Meta-Analysis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Odds Ratio
Observational Study

Financial conflicts of interest and the centers for disease control and prevention's 2016 guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain

Lin, D. H., Lucas, E., Murimi, I. B., Kolodny, A. & Alexander, G. C. Mar 1 2017 In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 177, 3, p. 427-428 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Conflict of Interest
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Chronic Pain
Opioid Analgesics

Impact of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) on opioid utilization among Medicare beneficiaries in 10 US States

Moyo, P., Simoni-Wastila, L., Griffin, B. A., Onukwugha, E., Harrington, D., Alexander, G. C. & Palumbo, F. 2017 In : Addiction.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescription Drugs
Drug Monitoring
Medicare
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions

Methadone prescribing and overdose and the association with medicaid preferred drug list policies — United States, 2007–2014

Faul, M., Bohm, M. & Alexander, C. Mar 31 2017 In : Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 66, 12, p. 320-323 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Methadone
Medicaid

More states should regulate pain management clinics to promote public health

Rutkow, L., Vernick, J. S. & Alexander, G. C. Feb 1 2017 In : American Journal of Public Health. 107, 2, p. 240-243 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Non-buprenorphine opioid utilization among patients using buprenorphine

Daubresse, M., Saloner, B., Pollack, H. A. & Alexander, G. C. 2017 In : Addiction.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buprenorphine
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Morphine
Confidence Intervals
Buprenorphine
Naloxone
Opioid Analgesics
Logistic Models
Demography

Physician attitudes and experiences with Maryland's prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP)

Lin, D. H., Lucas, E., Murimi, I. B., Jackson, K., Baier, M., Frattaroli, S., Gielen, A. C., Moyo, P., Simoni-Wastila, L. & Alexander, G. C. Feb 1 2017 In : Addiction. 112, 2, p. 311-319 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescription Drugs
Drug Monitoring
Physicians
Opioid Analgesics
Confidence Intervals

The availability of pharmacies in the United States: 2007–2015

Qato, D. M., Zenk, S., Wilder, J., Harrington, R., Gaskin, D. & Alexander, G. C. Aug 1 2017 In : PLoS ONE. 12, 8, e0183172

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacies
Bromates
drug therapy
food storage
demographic statistics
2016

Association between exogenous testosterone and cardiovascular events: an overview of systematic reviews

Onasanya, O., Iyer, G., Lucas, E., Lin, D., Singh, S. & Alexander, G. C. Nov 1 2016 In : The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 4, 11, p. 943-956 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Testosterone
Meta-Analysis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Clinical Trials
United States Food and Drug Administration

Bioequivalence of biosimilar tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitors compared with their reference biologics: A systematic review

Chingcuanco, F., Segal, J. B., Kim, S. C. & Alexander, G. C. Oct 18 2016 In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 165, 8, p. 565-574 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Therapeutic Equivalency
Biological Products
Observational Study
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cardiovascular risks associated with clarithromycin

Iyer, G. & Alexander, G. C. Jan 14 2016 In : BMJ (Online). 352, i23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clarithromycin

Changes in prescription and over-the-counter medication and dietary supplement use among older adults in the United States, 2005 vs 2011

Qato, D. M., Wilder, J., Schumm, L. P., Gillet, V. & Alexander, G. C. Apr 1 2016 In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 176, 4, p. 473-482 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dietary Supplements
Prescriptions
Drug Interactions
Fish Oils
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions

Editorialists' reply to Blake

Iyer, G. & Alexander, G. C. Mar 8 2016 In : BMJ (Online). 352, i1345

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of Adherence to Oral Anticoagulants on Risk of Stroke and Major Bleeding Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

Yao, X., Abraham, N. S., Caleb Alexander, G., Crown, W., Montori, V. M., Sangaralingham, L. R., Gersh, B. J., Shah, N. D. & Noseworthy, P. A. 2016 In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 5, 2, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anticoagulants
Atrial Fibrillation
Hemorrhage
Warfarin
Patient Harm

Effect of a "pill mill" law on opioid prescribing and utilization: The case of Texas

Lyapustina, T., Rutkow, L., Chang, H. Y., Daubresse, M., Ramji, A. F., Faul, M., Stuart, E. A. & Alexander, G. C. Feb 1 2016 In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 159, p. 190-197 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Confidence Intervals
Morphine
Pain Clinics

Effect of Prescription Drug Coupons on Statin Utilization and Expenditures: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Daubresse, M., Andersen, M., Riggs, K. R. & Alexander, G. C. 2016 In : Pharmacotherapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescription Drugs
Health Expenditures
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Effects of Televised Direct-to-Consumer Advertising for Varenicline on Prescription Dispensing in the United States, 2006-2009

Kim, Y., Kornfield, R., Shi, Y., Vera, L., Daubresse, M., Caleb Alexander, G. & Emery, S. May 1 2016 In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 18, 5, ntv198

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescriptions
Safety
Tobacco Use Cessation
United States Food and Drug Administration
Tobacco Use Cessation Products
Benzodiazepines
Hospital Emergency Service
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Substance-Related Disorders
Age Groups
Nursing Homes
Analgesics
Pain
Prescriptions
Odds Ratio

How polypharmacy has become a medical burden worldwide

Barrett, K., Lucas, E. & Alexander, G. C. Jun 1 2016 In : Clinical Pharmacist. 8, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypharmacy

Impact of HIE drug formularies on patient out-of-pocket costs

Andersen, M. S., Buttorff, C. & Alexander, G. C. Nov 1 2016 In : American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits. 8, 6, p. 220-226 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Insurance Exchanges
Formularies
Health Expenditures
Drugs
Generosity
Prescription Drugs
Drug Monitoring
Opioid Analgesics
Interrupted Time Series Analysis
Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms
Inappropriate Prescribing
Fentanyl
Nursing Homes
Opioid Analgesics
Pain

In reply

Qato, D. M. & Caleb Alexander, G. Sep 1 2016 In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 176, 9, p. 1406-1407 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Maximierung der Sicherheit von Flibanserin: Die Rolle von Aufsichtsbehörden, Klinikern und Patientinnen 1

Baksh, S. N., Gellad, W. F. & Alexander, G. C. Jun 1 2016 In : Zeitschrift fur Sexualforschung. 29, 2, p. 176-186 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Maximizing the Post-Approval Safety of Flibanserin: A Role for Regulators, Clinicians, and Patients

Baksh, S. N., Gellad, W. F. & Alexander, G. C. Jan 21 2016 In : Drug Safety. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United States Food and Drug Administration
Safety
Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms
Carbocyclic Acids
Drug interactions

Prescribing patterns of novel anticoagulants within a statewide multispecialty practice

Efird, L. E., Chasler, J., Alexander, G. C. & McGuire, M. May 1 2016 In : American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits. 8, 3, p. 97-102 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anticoagulants
Atrial Fibrillation
Warfarin
Odds Ratio
Poverty

Prescriptions, nonmedical use, and emergency department visits involving prescription stimulants

Chen, L. Y., Crum, R. M., Strain, E. C., Caleb Alexander, G., Kaufmann, C. & Mojtabai, R. Mar 1 2016 In : Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 77, 3, p. e297-e304

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescriptions
Hospital Emergency Service
Methylphenidate
Dextroamphetamine
Amphetamine

Primary care physicians' knowledge and attitudes regarding prescription opioid abuse and diversion

Hwang, C. S., Turner, L. W., Kruszewski, S. P., Kolodny, A. & Caleb Alexander, G. Mar 4 2016 In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 32, 4, p. 279-284 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Care Physicians
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Physicians
Morbidity

Trends in prescribing of sedative-hypnotic medications in the USA: 1993–2010

Kaufmann, C. N., Spira, A. P., Alexander, G. C., Rutkow, L. & Mojtabai, R. Jun 1 2016 In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 25, 6, p. 637-645 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypnotics and Sedatives
Benzodiazepines
Sleep Disorders
Health Care Surveys
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders

Using Certification to Promote Uptake of Real-World Evidence by Payers

Segal, J. B., Kallich, J. D., Oppenheim, E. R., Garrison, L. P., Iqbal, S. U., Kessler, M. & Alexander, G. C. Mar 1 2016 In : Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy. 22, 3, p. 191-196 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Certification
Observational Study
Acrosin
Erysipeloid
Acrolein
Warfarin
Atrial Fibrillation
Chronic Kidney Failure
Meta-Analysis
Hemorrhage
2015

Adherence and HIV RNA suppression in the current era of highly active antiretroviral therapy

Viswanathan, S., Justice, A. C., Caleb Alexander, G., Brown, T. T., Gandhi, N. R., McNicholl, I. R., Rimland, D., Rodriguez-Barradas, M. C. & Jacobson, L. P. 2015 In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 69, 4, p. 493-498 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
HIV
RNA
Veterans
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors

Adherence to a novel oral anticoagulant among patients with atrial fibrillation

Zhou, M., Chang, H. Y., Segal, J. B., Alexander, G. C. & Singh, S. 2015 In : Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy. 21, 11, p. 1054-1062 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anticoagulants
Atrial Fibrillation
Health
Jejunoileal Bypass
Medication Adherence

Comparative risk of gastrointestinal bleeding with dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and warfarin: Population based cohort study

Abraham, N. S., Singh, S., Caleb Alexander, G., Heien, H., Haas, L. R., Crown, W. & Shah, N. D. Apr 24 2015 In : BMJ (Online). 350, h1857

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Warfarin
Cohort Studies
Hemorrhage
Atrial Fibrillation
Anticoagulants

Comparing employer-sponsored and federal exchange plans: Wide variations in cost sharing for prescription drugs

Buttorff, C., Andersen, M. S., Riggs, K. R. & Caleb Alexander, G. 2015 In : Health Affairs. 34, 3, p. 467-476 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost Sharing
Prescription Drugs
Health Insurance Exchanges
Metals
Preferred Provider Organizations

Construct validity and factor structure of survey-based assessment of cost-related medication burden

Burcu, M., Alexander, G. C., Ng, X. & Harrington, D. Feb 2 2015 In : Medical Care. 53, 2, p. 199-206 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs and Cost Analysis
Medication Adherence
Medicare
Pharmacies
Postal Service

Cost Containment and Patient Well-Being

Riggs, K. R. & Alexander, G. C. Jun 26 2015 In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 30, 6, p. 701-702 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost Control

Effect of direct-to-consumer advertising on asthma medication sales and healthcare use

Daubresse, M., Hutfless, S., Kim, Y., Kornfield, R., Qato, D. M., Huang, J., Miller, K., Emery, S. L. & Alexander, G. C. Jul 1 2015 In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 192, 1, p. 40-46 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asthma
Delivery of Health Care
Prescriptions
Hospital Emergency Service
Hospitalization
Prescription Drugs
Drug Monitoring
Opioid Analgesics
Morphine
Prescriptions

Emergency department visits by children and adolescents for antipsychotic drug adverse events

Hampton, L. M., Daubresse, M., Chang, H. Y., Alexander, G. C. & Budnitz, D. S. Mar 1 2015 In : JAMA Psychiatry. 72, 3, p. 292-294 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antipsychotic Agents
Hospital Emergency Service

Evaluation of flibanserin science and advocacy at the FDA

Gellad, W. F., Flynn, K. E. & Alexander, G. C. Sep 1 2015 In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 314, 9, p. 869-870 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How do payers respond to regulatory actions? The case of bevacizumab

Dusetzina, S. B., Ellis, S., Freedman, R. A., Conti, R. M., Winn, A. N., Chambers, J. D., Alexander, G. C., Huskamp, H. A. & Keating, N. L. Jul 1 2015 In : Journal of Oncology Practice. 11, 4, p. 313-318 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicare
Breast Neoplasms
United States Food and Drug Administration
Lung Neoplasms
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)

Impact of abuse-deterrent OxyContin on prescription opioid utilization

Hwang, C. S., Chang, H. Y. & Alexander, G. C. Feb 1 2015 In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 24, 2, p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxycodone
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Health
Marketing

Impact of Out-of-Pocket Spending Caps on Financial Burden of those with Group Health Insurance

Riggs, K. R., Buttorff, C. & Alexander, G. C. May 1 2015 In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 30, 5, p. 683-688 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Insurance
Health Expenditures
Delivery of Health Care
Health Insurance Exchanges
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Most primary care physicians are aware of prescription drug monitoring programs, but many find the data difficult to access

Rutkow, L., Turner, L., Lucas, E., Hwang, C. & Caleb Alexander, G. 2015 In : Health Affairs. 34, 3, p. 484-492 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescription Drugs
Drug Monitoring
Primary Care Physicians
Physicians
Prescription Drug Diversion

National trends in ambulatory oral anticoagulant use

Barnes, G. D., Lucas, E., Alexander, G. C. & Goldberger, Z. D. Dec 1 2015 In : American Journal of Medicine. 128, 12, p. 1300-1305e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anticoagulants
Warfarin
Atrial Fibrillation
Confidence Intervals
Office Visits