Peer Reviewed Research Articles

The Use of Topical Pain Medications in The Treatment Of Various Pain Syndromes.
Sahar Z. Swidan, Pharm.D., Hagar A. Mohamed, M.S. Topics in Pain Management. 1:7, February 2016.

Status Migrainosus.
Michael Ament, MD, Sahar Z Swidan, Pharm.D. Medlink Neurology Database, 2012.

Lena D. Edwards, MD, FAARM; Andrew H. Heyman, MD MHSA; Sahar Swidan, PharmD
Hypocortisolism: An Evidence-based Review. IMCJ. 10:4, Sep/Oct 2011.

Andrew H. Heyman, MD MHSA, Lena D. Edwards, MD, FAARM; Sahar Swidan, PharmD.
Cardiometabolic disease in men. An integrative medicine approach to managing hormonal risk factors. JMH, March 2010, pages 1-10.

Christos Reppas, Sahar Z. Swidan, Stephen W. Tobey, Maciej Turowski, Jennifer B Dressman.
Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (HPMC) Significantly Lowers Blood Cholesterol in Mildly Hypercholesterolemic Human Subjects. EJCN (In Press)

Todd D. Rozen MD, Sahar Z. Swidan Pharm D, Robert R. Hamel PA-C, Joel R Saper MD
Trendelenburg Position: A Test For Determining The Existence Of A Low CSF Pressure Syndrome In Patients With Daily Headache. Headache. 2008 Jan 11;18194303

Todd Rozen MD, Sahar Z. Swidan PharmD
Elevation of CSF Tumor Necrosis Factor α Levels in New Daily Persistent Headache and Treatment Refractory Chronic Migraine
Headache. 2007;47(7):1050-1055.

Swidan SZ
Duloxetine in the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain.
International Drug Therapy Newsletter 2005,40(5):33-40.

Swidan SZ
Duloxetine in the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain.
Topics in Pain Management 2005, 20(12):1-7.

Swidan SZ, Lake AE, Saper JR
Efficacy of Intravenous Diphenhydramine Vs. DHE-45 in the Treatment of Severe Migraine Headache.
Current Pain and Headache Reports 2005, 9:65-70

Rozen TD, Swidan SZ, Haynes G, Range CLow Cerebrospinal fluid protein levels in adolescents with new daily persistent headache.
Neurology 2004; 62 (Suppl 5): A336

Rozen TD, Swidan SZ, Hamel RR, Saper JR.
Trendelenburg position: a sensitive test for determining the existence of a low csf pressure syndrome in patients with daily headache.
Neurology 2004; 62 (Suppl 5): A517.

Swidan SZ.
Examining Tolerability and Ease of Use of Treatment as Critical Components for Successful Migraine Management.
Pharmacy & Therapeutics 2002;27(8):402-409.

Swidan SZ.
Clinical Twisters :The Unremittting Headache.
Drug Topics 2002;146(2):9.

Swidan SZ.
Safety and tolerability of almotriptan for the treatment of acute migraine attacks: pooled analysis of clinical trials.
Cephalalgia 2001;21:430. (abstract)

SZ Swidan, RL Hamel , JR Saper, DM Biondi, AE Lake III.
The Efficacy of IV Diphenhydramine vs. Dihydroergotamine, Ketorolac, Chlorpromazine, and Droperidol in the Treatment of Refractory Daily Chronic Headache.
Neurology 1999;52(Suppl 2):A255-256. (abstract)

Swidan SZ, PA Montgomery.
The Effect of Blood Glucose Concentrations on the Development of Chronic Complications of Diabetes Mellitus.
Pharmacotherapy 1998;18(5):961-972.

Swidan SZ.
Drug-Drug Interactions that are Associated with the Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme System.
Topics in Pain Management 1997;12:29-31.

SZ Swidan, C Reppas, JL Barnett, DE Greenwood, AM Tallman, SW Tobey, JB Dressman.
Ability of Two Comestible Formulations of Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose to Lower Serum Cholesterol Concentrations.
European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 1996;4:239-245.

LM Henderson, GJ Brewer, JB Dressman, DJ DuRoss, SZ Swidan, CH Adair, JL Barnett, RR Berardi.
Use of Zinc Tolerance Test and 24 Hour Urinary Zinc Content to Assess Oral Zinc Absorption.
J Am Coll Nutr 1996;15(1):79-83.

LM Henderson, GJ Brewer, JB Dressman, SZ Swidan, DJ DuRoss, CH Adair, JL Barnett, RR Berardi.
Effect of Intragastric pH on the Absorption of Oral Zinc Acetate and Zinc Oxide in Young Healthy Volunteers.
J Parenter Enteral Nutr 1995;19(5):393-397.

LM Henderson, GJ Brewer, JB Dressman, DJ DuRoss, SZ Swidan, CH Adair, JL Barnett, RR Berardi.
Use of Zinc Tolerance Test and 24 Hour Urinary Zinc Content to Assess Oral Zinc Absorption.
Pharmacotherapy 1993;13(6):678. (abstract)

C Reppas, CH Adair, JL Barnett, RR Berardi, D DuRoss, SZ Swidan, PF Thill, SW Tobey, JB Dressman.
High Viscosity Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose Reduces Postprandial Blood Glucose Concentrations in NIDDM.
Diabetes Res Clin Pract 1993;22:61-69.

JB Dressman, CH Adair, JL Barnett, RR Berardi, VA Dunn-Kucharski, KM Jarvenpaa, DD Parr, CA Sowle, SZ Swidan, SW Tobey, C Reppas.
High-Molecular-Weight Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose: A Cholesterol Lowering Agent.
Arch Intern Med 1993;153:1345-1353.

CM Carter, CL Rock, SZ Swidan, DW Gorenflo, JB Dressman.
Plasma Carotenoid, Tocopherol, and Retinol Response in Subjects Fed HPMC to Lower Blood Cholesterol Levels.
(Submitted, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition).


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