Psychopharmacology

Dosing Tips for Lithium: How to Improve Tolerability

May 18, 2021

Although lithium is a first-line treatment that ranks high on the list of patient’s favorites, it has fallen out of general use, particularly in the United States. When lithium works well, its benefits tend to last. It is among the top medications that prevent hospitalization. More in this podcast.

Addressing Obesity in Patients Taking Antipsychotics

April 28, 2021

Antipsychotic-induced weight gain evolves over time, leads to chronic complications, and is very difficult to reverse. Pharmacologic interventions used to tackle weight gain are modestly effective and worth considering in certain cases.