clinical

Global Clinical Impression Assessment

HI List, I am looking for the Global Clinical Impression assessment.  If you have it, or a site where I can obtain it, I would be so grateful. Thanks, Jean Tschampa, PharmD, LPC, CADC Lifecare

Thoughts on Levetiracetam (Keppra) as a mood stabilizer

Greetings,   I am interested in hearing anyone’s thoughts on using levetiracetam (Keppra) as a mood stabilizer.  Specifically, our patient is a 38 yo male patient with a diagnosis of Schizoaffective disorder was recently ...

Lamotrigine and OC's

Hello list,   To clarify, my question (attached below) was prompted by the following from Lexicomp drug interactions:   Contraceptives (Progestins): LamoTRIgine may decrease the serum concentration of Contraceptives (Progestins). ...

clozapine stoppage question

46 y/o M with a 15 yr hx of schizoaffective admitted for SI, on Clozapine 250 mg and on it for a long while. Other than the SI ,no other neg or pos symptoms . The attending determines the client should not ...

Stavzor

Due to his severe mental illness, dangerousness to himself & to others this patient has been court committed, is a ward of the state, and on a medication override – all of this means he has been deemed unable to give informed consent by ...

Antidepressant QT Prolongation

Hi All,   I was requested to make a suggestion on the following – any specific recommendations evidence based   14 year old female adolescent who has prolonged QT interval. Her cardiologist recommended that Zoloft ...

Stavzor

Good day list, We have recently started a patient on the newer delayed release gel cap valproic acid version Stavzor.  I recommended trying this drug because the patient flatly refuses to take any form of Depakote.  He has a long & ...