Generics

Clinical Update

A Guide to Online and Overseas Pharmacies

Topics: Clinical practice | Generics | Insurance | Internet | Pharmacy | Practice Tools and Tips | Prescription costs

You’ve probably seen these scenarios in your practice. A patient doing well on Latuda can’t afford the $800 monthly cost with a new insurance plan. Another patient on disulfiram can’t find the medication because there is a nationwide shortage. Someone else expresses interest in medications used in other countries like amisulpride, tianeptine, or a

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Clinical Update

Nuedexta in Agitated Dementia

Topics: Agitation | Dementia | Generics | Nuedexta | Pharmaceutical Industry | pseudobulbar affect

Treating agitation in dementia is no easy task. Behavioral interventions are first line, but they are difficult to implement and often insufficient. Psychotropics show modest benefits, but they are prone to causing adverse events. Benzodiazepines can precipitate falls, disinhibition, and confusion. Antipsychotics have a black box warning about an increa

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