Rajender R Aparasu

Summary

Affiliation: South Dakota State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint U.S. national trends in the use of antipsychotics during office visits, 1998-2002
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 17:147-52. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Polypharmacy trends in office visits by the elderly in the United States, 1990 and 2000
    Rajender R Aparasu
    College of Pharmacy, Box 2202 C, 1 Administration Lane, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 1:446-59. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, correlates, and associated outcomes of potentially inappropriate psychotropic use in the community-dwelling elderly
    Rajender R Aparasu
    College of Pharmacy, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota 57007, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:102-11. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic prescribing trends among youths, 1997-2002
    Rajender R Aparasu
    South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy, Box 2202 C, 1 Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:904. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Antipsychotic drug use among elderly nursing home residents in the United States
    Pravin Kamble
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:187-97. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Antihypertensive drug use and the risk of dementia in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Michael L Johnson
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, Division of Pharmacy Administration and Public Health, University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, TX, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:437-44. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Comparative risk of cerebrovascular adverse events in community-dwelling older adults using risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine: a multiple propensity score-adjusted retrospective cohort study
    Satabdi Chatterjee
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, Texas Medical Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Drugs Aging 29:807-17. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Risk of falls and fractures in older adults using atypical antipsychotic agents: a propensity score-adjusted, retrospective cohort study
    Satabdi Chatterjee
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:83-94. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Hospitalization risk associated with typical and atypical antipsychotic use in community-dwelling elderly patients
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:198-204. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of anticholinergic agents in elderly outpatients with dementia
    Rituparna Bhattacharya
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 9:434-41. 2011

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint U.S. national trends in the use of antipsychotics during office visits, 1998-2002
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 17:147-52. 2005
    ..There is a paucity of studies on U.S. national trends in the use of antipsychotic medications in the 21st century. This study examined national trends in the prescribing of antipsychotic drugs in office-based physician practices...
  2. ncbi request reprint Polypharmacy trends in office visits by the elderly in the United States, 1990 and 2000
    Rajender R Aparasu
    College of Pharmacy, Box 2202 C, 1 Administration Lane, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 1:446-59. 2005
    ..Within the United States, few studies have examined polypharmacy trends in the elderly population and even fewer studies addressed those at-risk for polypharmacy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, correlates, and associated outcomes of potentially inappropriate psychotropic use in the community-dwelling elderly
    Rajender R Aparasu
    College of Pharmacy, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota 57007, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:102-11. 2004
    ..However, there is limited information at the national level on potentially inappropriate psychotropic use, the characteristics of elderly persons at risk, and the impact of this inappropriate use on health care outcomes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic prescribing trends among youths, 1997-2002
    Rajender R Aparasu
    South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy, Box 2202 C, 1 Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:904. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Antipsychotic drug use among elderly nursing home residents in the United States
    Pravin Kamble
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:187-97. 2008
    ..However, few studies have examined antipsychotic utilization patterns in nursing home residents in the United States since the introduction of atypical agents in the 1990s...
  6. doi request reprint Antihypertensive drug use and the risk of dementia in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Michael L Johnson
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, Division of Pharmacy Administration and Public Health, University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, TX, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:437-44. 2012
    ..Diabetes and hypertension are independent risk factors for dementia, and hypertension may increase this risk in patients with diabetes. It is unclear whether antihypertensive drugs are associated with risk of dementia in these patients...
  7. doi request reprint Comparative risk of cerebrovascular adverse events in community-dwelling older adults using risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine: a multiple propensity score-adjusted retrospective cohort study
    Satabdi Chatterjee
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, Texas Medical Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Drugs Aging 29:807-17. 2012
    ..However, limited evidence exists regarding comparative cerebrovascular profiles of individual atypical agents, particularly in community settings...
  8. doi request reprint Risk of falls and fractures in older adults using atypical antipsychotic agents: a propensity score-adjusted, retrospective cohort study
    Satabdi Chatterjee
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:83-94. 2012
    ..However, none of the studies assessed the comparative safety profiles of atypical agents with respect to falls and fractures...
  9. doi request reprint Hospitalization risk associated with typical and atypical antipsychotic use in community-dwelling elderly patients
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:198-204. 2008
    ..However, few studies have examined the impact of typical and atypical antipsychotic use on all-cause hospitalization in the elderly population...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of anticholinergic agents in elderly outpatients with dementia
    Rituparna Bhattacharya
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 9:434-41. 2011
    ..Anticholinergic medications, although frequently used in elderly populations, are associated with cognitive impairment and constitute significant concern for patients with dementia...
  11. doi request reprint Concomitant antipsychotic prescribing in US outpatient settings
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, 1441 Moursund Street, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 5:234-41. 2009
    ..Clinicians use concomitant antipsychotic therapy for management of psychotic disorders despite a paucity of evidence for this practice...
  12. doi request reprint Risk of cerebrovascular adverse events in older adults using antipsychotic agents: a propensity-matched retrospective cohort study
    Sandhya Mehta
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston 77030 3407, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:689-98. 2010
    ..To compare the risk of cerebrovascular adverse events with second-generation antipsychotic users versus those taking first-generation antipsychotics in community-dwelling older adults...
  13. doi request reprint Risk of death in dual-eligible nursing home residents using typical or atypical antipsychotic agents
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, 1441 Moursund Street, Houston, TX 77030 3407, USA
    Med Care 50:961-9. 2012
    ..Antipsychotic use among dual-eligible nursing home residents is a concern for cost and safety considerations...
  14. doi request reprint Determinants of atypical antipsychotic use among antipsychotic users in community-dwelling elderly, 1996-2004
    Elda Jano
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:709-16. 2008
    ..This study examined the determinants of atypical antipsychotic use among antipsychotic users in community-dwelling elderly in the United States...
  15. doi request reprint Use of antipsychotics among elderly nursing home residents with dementia in the US: an analysis of National Survey Data
    Pravin Kamble
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Drugs Aging 26:483-92. 2009
    ..However, recent data suggest that the risk of adverse effects may offset the benefits of atypical agents in patients with dementia...
  16. doi request reprint Risk of falls and fractures in older adults using antipsychotic agents: a propensity-matched retrospective cohort study
    Sandhya Mehta
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030 3407, USA
    Drugs Aging 27:815-29. 2010
    ..Very few studies have compared the risk of falls and fractures among older adults using typical and atypical agents and none of the studies have evaluated differential risk across antipsychotic classes...
  17. doi request reprint Risk of serious cardiac events in older adults using antipsychotic agents
    Sandhya Mehta
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 9:120-32. 2011
    ..Few epidemiologic studies have evaluated the risk of serious cardiovascular-related events in typical and atypical antipsychotic users...
  18. doi request reprint Risk factors for dementia in patients over 65 with diabetes
    Niraj M Parikh
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:749-57. 2011
    ..This study identified factors in patients with diabetes associated with risk of developing dementia...
  19. doi request reprint Application of the nonlinear Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition to study racial/ethnic disparities in antiobesity medication use in the United States
    Hemalkumar B Mehta
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, 1441 Moursund St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 9:13-26. 2013
    ..The present study demonstrates the use of this method for categorical variables by addressing antiobesity medication use disparity...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of certain angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on mortality in heart failure: a multiple-propensity analysis
    Abhishek S Chitnis
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, 1441 Moursund St, Houston, TX, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 8:145-56. 2012
    ..There is a substantial evidence about efficacy of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) in heart failure (HF); however, there is no conclusive evidence on the relative effectiveness of individual ACEIs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Patterns and determinants of antipsychotic prescribing in children and adolescents, 2003-2004
    Rajender R Aparasu
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:49-56. 2007
    ..This study examined patterns and determinants of antipsychotic prescribing in children and adolescents receiving outpatient care in the United States...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic utilization and expenditure trends among elderly persons
    Elda Jano
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, 1441 Moursund St, Houston, TX 77030 3407, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1400. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic use and expenditure in the United States
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, 1441 Moursund Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1693. 2006
  24. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of anticholinergic medication use in elderly nursing home residents with dementia: analysis of data from the 2004 National Nursing Home Survey
    Satabdi Chatterjee
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Drugs Aging 27:987-97. 2010
    ..However, evidence suggests that these medications are associated with significant adverse effects and may lead to worsening of cognitive impairment, particularly in elderly patients with dementia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic prescription use by community-dwelling elderly in the United States
    Rajender R Aparasu
    College of Pharmacy, South Dakota State University, Brookings 57007, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:671-7. 2003
    ..To examine psychotropic prescription use in community-dwelling elderly in the United States and its association with predisposing, enabling, and need factors...
  26. doi request reprint Hypertension management in outpatient visits by diabetic patients
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, 1441 Moursund Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 4:284-91. 2008
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  27. doi request reprint The utilization of psychopharmacological treatment and medication adherence among Medicaid enrolled children and adolescents with bipolar depression
    Debajyoti Bhowmik
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, TX, USA McKesson Specialty Health, The Woodlands, TX, USA
    J Affect Disord 150:424-9. 2013
    ..To examine the psychotropic medication utilization and compare adherence to treatment regimens in pediatric bipolar depression patients...
  28. doi request reprint Risk of pneumonia in elderly nursing home residents using typical versus atypical antipsychotics
    Rajender R Aparasu
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, TX, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 47:464-74. 2013
    ..Prior research suggests that pneumonia is one of the common causes of anti psychotic-related mortality in this population. None of the studies compared typical and atypical antipsychotics with respect to pneumonia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Healthcare outcomes associated with beers' criteria: a systematic review
    Elda Jano
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:438-47. 2007
    ..To examine healthcare outcomes associated with Beers' criteria of inappropriate medication use based on a literature review...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prescribing of psychotropics in the elderly: why is it so often inappropriate?
    Jane R Mort
    College of Pharmacy, South Dakota State University, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701, USA
    CNS Drugs 16:99-109. 2002
    ..More research specifically focused on the causes of inappropriate psychotropic medication use and methods to avoid this practice is needed before targeted recommendations can be made...
  31. ncbi request reprint Interaction between selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs: review of the literature
    Jane R Mort
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota 57007 0099, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 26:1307-13. 2006
    ..To evaluate the evidence of an interaction between selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) producing an increased risk for gastrointestinal adverse outcomes such as bleeding...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy with atomoxetine for US children and adolescents
    Vinod S Bhatara
    Department of Psychiatry, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD 57105 3329, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 19:175-80. 2007
    ..This article compares the use of atomoxetine with that of stimulant medications in outpatient treatment of U.S. children and adolescents, and examines the predictors of atomoxetine use in this population...
  33. ncbi request reprint The quality of pharmaceutical care in the elderly
    Rajender R Aparasu
    S D J Med 57:489-90. 2004