Agitation in Dementia: When the Best Medicine is Not a Medication Part 1

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Nuedexta. A 60 year old cough medicine gets approve for uncontrollable crying, but the drug company has its eyes on a bigger target: Agitation in dementia. Follow the trail of pseudoscience, bribery, and indictments, and learn a few clinical pearls about this dextromethorphan-quinidine combination along the way in the latest episode of The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast with Dr. Chris Aiken and Kellie Newsome.