Research Output 1995 2018

2018

Association Between Prescription Drug Insurance and Health Care Utilization Among Medicare Beneficiaries

Alexander, G. C., Schiman, C. & Kaestner, R. Apr 1 2018 In : Medical Care Research and Review. 75, 2, p. 153-174 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmaceutical Services Insurance
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Prescription Drugs
Medicare
Length of Stay

Association of household opioid availability and prescription opioid initiation among household members

Seamans, M. J., Carey, T. S., Westreich, D. J., Cole, S. R., Wheeler, S. B., Caleb Alexander, G., Pate, V. & Alan Brookhart, M. Jan 1 2018 In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 178, 1, p. 102-109 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Prescription Drugs
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Safety
United States Food and Drug Administration
Cardiovascular Agents
Heart Failure

Efficacy and safety of biosimilar insulins compared to their reference products: A systematic review

Tieu, C., Lucas, E. J., DePaola, M., Rosman, L. & Alexander, G. C. Apr 1 2018 In : PloS one. 13, 4, e0195012

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biosimilar Pharmaceuticals
Insulins
systematic review
insulin
pharmacology

Exposure– and Dose–response Analyses in Dose Selection and Labeling of FDA-approved Biologics

Ogasawara, K., Breder, C. D., Lin, D. H. & Alexander, G. C. Jan 1 2018 In : Clinical Therapeutics. 40, 1, p. 95-102.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United States Food and Drug Administration
Biological Products
Drug Evaluation
Licensure
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Prescription Drugs
Drug Monitoring
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Confidence Intervals

Increasing uptake of comparative effectiveness and patient-centered outcomes research among stakeholders: Insights from conference discussion

Law, E., Harrington, R., Alexander, G. C., Saha, S., Oehrlein, E. & Perfetto, E. M. Feb 1 2018 In : Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 7, 2, p. 181-191 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Outcome Assessment
Comparative Effectiveness Research
Expert Testimony
Managed Care Programs
Decision Making

Quality of Prescribing by Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants in the United States

Jiao, S., Murimi, I. B., Stafford, R. S., Mojtabai, R. & Alexander, G. C. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Pharmacotherapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioners
Physicians
Health Care Surveys
Outpatients
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
Direct-to-Consumer Advertising
Serum
Southeastern United States
Insurance

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

Automatable algorithms to identify nonmedical opioid use using electronic data: A systematic review

Canan, C., Polinski, J. M., Alexander, G. C., Kowal, M. K., Brennan, T. A. & Shrank, W. H. Nov 1 2017 In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 24, 6, p. 1204-1210 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Opioid Analgesics
Delivery of Health Care
Substance-Related Disorders
Natural Language Processing
Population Surveillance

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 Studies

Evaluating the Impact of Prescription Fill Rates on Risk Stratification Model Performance

Chang, H. Y., Richards, T. M., Shermock, K. M., Dalpoas, S. E., Kan, H. J., Caleb Alexander, G., Weiner, J. P. & Kharrazi, H. Jan 1 2017 In : Medical Care. 55, 12, p. 1052-1060 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescriptions
Risk Adjustment
Costs and Cost Analysis
Electronic Health Records
Medication Adherence

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
Guidelines

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 (Accepted/In press) 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

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

Pain Clinics
Pain Management
Public Health

Non-buprenorphine opioid utilization among patients using buprenorphine

Daubresse, M., Saloner, B., Pollack, H. A. & Alexander, G. C. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Addiction.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buprenorphine
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Morphine
Therapeutics

Patterns of Buprenorphine-Naloxone Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in a Multistate Population

Saloner, B., Daubresse, M. & Caleb Alexander, G. Apr 13 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Medical Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Population
Therapeutics
Naloxone Drug Combination Buprenorphine
Medicare Part D

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
Nonprescription Drugs

Prescription drug monitoring program design and function: A qualitative analysis

Rutkow, L., Smith, K. C., Lai, A. Y., Vernick, J. S., Davis, C. S. & Alexander, G. C. Nov 1 2017 In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 180, p. 395-400 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescription Drugs
Drug Monitoring
Monitoring
State Government
Law Enforcement

Prescription opioid analgesics commonly unused after surgery: A systematic review

Bicket, M. C., Long, J. J., Pronovost, P. J., Alexander, G. C. & Wu, C. L. Nov 1 2017 In : JAMA Surgery. 152, 11, p. 1066-1071 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Wounds and Injuries
United States Food and Drug Administration
Postoperative Pain

Reducing Branded Prescription Drug Prices: A Review of Policy Options

Alexander, G. C., Ballreich, J., Socal, M. P., Karmarkar, T., Trujillo, A., Greene, J., Sharfstein, J. & Anderson, G. Nov 1 2017 In : Pharmacotherapy. 37, 11, p. 1469-1478 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Prescription Drugs
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Cost Sharing
Insurance Carriers
Medicare

Relationship between high-risk patients receiving prescription opioids and high-volume opioid prescribers

Chang, H. Y., Murimi, I. B., Jones, C. M. & Alexander, G. C. Jan 1 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Addiction.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Morphine
Pharmacies
Benzodiazepines

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
Availability
drug therapy
food storage
Prescriptions

Treatment of atrial fibrillation with warfarin among older adults with end stage renal disease

Tan, J., Bae, S., Segal, J. B., Zhu, J., Segev, D. L., Alexander, G. C. & McAdams-DeMarco, M. Dec 1 2017 In : Journal of Nephrology. 30, 6, p. 831-839 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Warfarin
Atrial Fibrillation
Chronic Kidney Failure
Therapeutics
Dialysis
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

Biosimilar Pharmaceuticals
Therapeutic Equivalency
Biological Products
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Observational Studies

Cardiovascular risks associated with clarithromycin

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clarithromycin
Amoxicillin
Helicobacter Infections
Helicobacter pylori
Respiratory Tract Infections

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
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Independent Living

Editorialists' reply to Blake

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clarithromycin
Amoxicillin
Helicobacter Infections
Helicobacter pylori
Respiratory Tract Infections

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
Stroke
Hemorrhage
Warfarin

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 (Accepted/In press) In : Pharmacotherapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Prescription Drugs
Health Expenditures
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Prescriptions
Television
Smoking Cessation
Prescriptions
Tobacco Use Cessation
Benzodiazepines
Hospital Emergency Service
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Substance-Related Disorders
Age Groups

Frequency and Predictors of Analgesic Prescribing in U.S. Nursing Home Residents with Persistent Pain

Fain, K. M., Alexander, G. C., Dore, D. D., Segal, J. B., Zullo, A. R. & Castillo-Salgado, C. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Analgesics
Prescriptions
Pain
Medicare Part D

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
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Deductibles and Coinsurance

Impact of prescription drug monitoring programs and pill mill laws on high-risk opioid prescribers: A comparative interrupted time series analysis

Chang, H. Y., Lyapustina, T., Rutkow, L., Daubresse, M., Richey, M., Faul, M., Stuart, E. A. & Alexander, G. C. Feb 10 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Time series analysis
Prescription Drugs
Drug Monitoring
Opioid Analgesics
Monitoring

Inappropriate Fentanyl Prescribing Among Nursing Home Residents in the United States

Fain, K. M., Castillo-Salgado, C., Dore, D. D., Segal, J. B., Zullo, A. R. & Alexander, G. C. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inappropriate Prescribing
Fentanyl
Nursing Homes
Opioid Analgesics
Medicare Part D

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

Safety
flibanserin

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 (Accepted/In press) In : Drug Safety. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United States Food and Drug Administration
Safety
Drug interactions
Psychological Sexual Dysfunctions
Off-Label Use

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
Prescribing

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

Methylphenidate
Prescriptions
Hospital Emergency Service
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
Prescription Drug Misuse

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
Health Care Surveys
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
GABA-A Receptors

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
Quality assurance
Observational Studies
Accreditation
Organizations
Warfarin
Atrial Fibrillation
Chronic Kidney Failure
Meta-Analysis
Stroke