Jan 25, 2019
Today’s question is: How to manage the comorbidities of
Here is a summary of this episode:
- Screen for substance use and avoid prescription drugs like
benzodiazepines. Desipramine and topiramate might help with
comorbid alcohol use disorder.
- In PTSD-related psychosis, try an SSRI first. If that doesn’t
help, add a second-generation antipsychotic like risperidone.
- Prescribe paroxetine with caution in women of childbearing