Is D-Cycloserine Useful for Panic Disorder Treatment Augmentation?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 16, Number 2, February 2018
Thomas Jordan, MD
Dr. Jordan has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
The mainstay of current treatment for panic disorder involves SSRIs and psychotherapy, specifically either cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or exposure with response prevention (ERP) therapy. Several studies have evaluated whether adding DCS to ERP therapy might enhance the effectiveness of the therapy, but there have been mixed results.