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Kristi C. Torres

Medical Writer and Reviewer Member of the SingleCare Medical Board
Kristi C. Torres is a 2005 Pharm.D. graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. Her professional background includes academic teaching roles, district level management for a nationwide pharmacy chain, and clinic-based pharmacy management. Dr. Torres has a wide range of experience in pharmacy operations and has traveled to many states to open and convert clinic-based pharmacies for one of the largest healthcare systems in the nation. Currently, she works for Tarrytown Expocare Pharmacy in Austin, Texas, serving the intellectual and developmental disability community. There, she leads the order entry team overseeing orders from across the country. Dr. Torres began working in pharmacy at the age of 16 in a small East Texas town. She currently resides in Round Rock, Texas, with her daughter and a Shih-Tzu puppy.
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Gonadotropins: Uses, common brands, and safety information
Drug Info

Gonadotropins: Uses, common brands, and safety information

Gonadotropins are hormones responsible for the stimulation of the human reproductive organs which affect fertility, or the ability to conceive a baby.
Viagra side effects and how to avoid them
Drug Info

Viagra side effects and how to avoid them

Viagra is a popular brand-name prescription drug approved for the treatment of ED issues
Can you get a headache from treating your headache? Medication overuse explained
Health Education

What is a medication overuse headache?

If you regularly reach for Tylenol or prescription pain medication, your head pain can rebound when it wears off
Antifungals: Uses, common brands, and safety information
Drug Info

Antifungals: Uses, common brands, and safety information

Many antifungal medications are prone to side effects and resistance
Rubella vs. rubeola: Compare causes, symptoms, treatments & more
Drug Info

Rubella vs. rubeola: Compare causes, symptoms, treatments &...

Rubella and rubeola are viral infections that can be prevented by vaccines, however, there are no specific antiviral treatments if infected
Atypical antipsychotics: Uses, common brands, and safety information
Drug Info

Atypical antipsychotics: Uses, common brands, and safety informa...

Atypical antipsychotics are second-generation antipsychotics used to treat mental health disorders such as symptoms of schizophrenia, mania, Tourette’s syndrome, and bipolar disorder
Typical Antipsychotics: Uses, common brands, and safety information
Drug Info

Typical Antipsychotics: Uses, common brands, and safety information

Typical antipsychotics, also referred to as sedatives or tranquilizers, treat certain forms of psychosis
Methylprednisolone side effects and how to avoid them
Drug Info

Methylprednisolone side effects and how to avoid them

Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid used to treat a range of medical conditions but can produce many common side effects
Catecholamines vs vasopressors: Differences, similarities, and which one is better for you
Drug vs. Drug

Catecholamines vs vasopressors: Differences, similarities, and w...

Catecholamines and vasopressors are used in a variety of conditions including asthma, croup, anaphylaxis, heart failure, and shock
Catecholamines: Uses, common brands, and safety information
Drug Info

Catecholamines: Uses, common brands, and safety information

Catecholamines work to increase the heart’s function to help the body respond to mentally and physically stressful situations
Triptans: Uses, common brands, and safety information
Drug Info

Triptans: Uses, common brands, and safety information

Triptans treat moderate to severe migraines, or mild migraines that have not responded to other forms of treatment
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