How to Come Off a Psych Med Part 2: Antidepressants, Stimulants, and Benzos
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 19, Number 3, March 2021
Swapnil Gupta, MD
Associate professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Co-author of Deprescribing in Psychiatry (Oxford, 2019).
Dr. Gupta has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
What do you do when a patient comes to you on a high dose of Adderall and Klonopin without any clear reason to be on them? Swapnil Gupta tackles this in part II of our interview on deprescribing, and describes how to fine-tune and microdose antidepressants and benzodiazepines to manage withdrawal symptoms.