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Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates

Sep 29, 2023

In this episode, we explore a common yet severe side effect of clozapine: Constipation. Why does this drug cause such drastic changes in colonic transit times, and how can we manage it effectively?

Faculty: Jonathan Meyer, M.D.
Host: Richard Seeber, M.D.

Sep 24, 2023

In this episode, we discuss a comprehensive study on the potential cardiovascular risks of ADHD medication. Although these medications pose minimal risk for those without preexisting conditions, there seems to be an elevated risk for those with preexisting cardiovascular diseases. Should we confidently prescribe these...

Sep 19, 2023

In this episode, we delve into the problem of sialorrhea or excessive salivation in patients on clozapine. Why does this occur, and how can it be managed? Join us as Dr. Jonathan Meyer shares his expertise on this unique side effect.

Faculty: Jonathan Meyer, M.D.
Host: Richard Seeber, M.D.

Sep 14, 2023

Can a simple lab test guide our choice of antidepressants? Explore the intriguing link between inflammation, measured by C-reactive protein (CRP) levels, and the effectiveness of certain antidepressants in this episode.

Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D.
Host: Richard Seeber, M.D.

Sep 9, 2023

Could ketamine be the breakthrough we need in treating adolescent depression? Join us in this episode as we explore the potential of ketamine therapy and its rapid antidepressant effects. Also, learn how ketamine works, its safety profile, and why it's not quite ready for mainstream use in adolescents.

Faculty: David...