Unbiased and Practical Psychopharmacology Updates For Prescribers
Recent articles and videos
In this episode, we cover practical tips on the management of sialorrhea, constipation, sedation, and seizures related to clozapine use. Dr. Jonathan Meyer provides evidence-based pearls as well as clinical anecdotes.
This presentation reviews the mechanism of action, efficacy and safety of St John’s wort for the treatment of major depressive disorder.
In this episode we answer the question: Do SSRIs increase the risk of bleeding? We do this with Dr. James Levenson (Virginia Commonwealth University) and we explore GIT, perioperative, CNS and postpartum bleeding with SSRIs.
This presentation reviews the mechanism of action, efficacy and safety of S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe) for the treatment of major depressive disorder.
In this episode, we explore the management of common PTSD comorbidities with Dr. David Osser (Harvard Medical School). We cover substance use disorders, depression, psychosis and prescribing in women of childbearing potential.
This presentation reviews the specifics of how to load haloperidol decanoate. It uses two clinical cases to illustrate real-world situations.
In this episode, we discuss part of Dr. David Osser’s (Harvard Medical School) PTSD algorithm about treating sleep symptoms of PTSD. We cover the evidence on prazosin’s efficacy and trazodone use. The rationale behind certain drugs to avoid is also covered.
This presentation summarizes the benefits of obtaining antipsychotic plasma levels in nonresponding patients.
In this episode, we review principles of prescribing psychotropics in patients with liver, kidney and lung diseases with Dr. James Levenson (Virginia Commonwealth University).
In this episode, we learn to prescribe with the gut in mind. Dr. James Levenson (Virginia Commonwealth University) joins us with to-the-point tips on prescribing psychotropics in patients with GI disease as well as exploring how psychotropics can affect the GIT.