Rajnish Mago, MD




Lamotrigine for Major Depressive Disorder Is Inappropriate

April 12, 2013

Lamotrigine is an important option in bipolar disorders. However, many clinicians also use it in patients with a (unipolar) depressive disorder who have not responded adequately to conventional antidepressants.

Bupropion After Nonresponse or Partial Response to an SSRI or SNRI?

March 02, 2012

While SSRIs and SNRIs are valuable in the treatment of major depression, partial response or nonresponse occurs in many patients. Research has found that bupropion was the most frequently chosen agent for addition to an SSRI after inadequate response.

Efficacy of Drugs in Bipolar Depression: What the Data Show

May 12, 2010

This is the second installment of a new series in which clinically relevant research is briefly discussed and, perhaps more important, a few tips on how to read and interpret research studies are presented. Your feedback, suggestions, and questions are eagerly solicited at rajnish.mago@jefferson.edu.

Sleep Hygiene

December 11, 2009

Simple but powerful suggestions to get a better night's sleep.