Daily Archives: 18/05/2021

*Dose equivalents for antidepressants*

*Dose equivalents for antidepressants* The term “dose equivalents” means: How many milligrams of one antidepressant are equivalent to how many milligrams of another? This information is useful to know when: 1. Switching from one antidepressant to another. 2. Reading a research article comparing two antidepressants Before you read on, please answer this: If a patient […]

*Which antidepressants have greater or lesser risk in bipolar depression?*

*Which antidepressants have greater or lesser risk in bipolar depression?* . If we do decide to prescribe an antidepressant to a person with bipolar disorder, are there particular antidepressants that are either better or worse than others in terms of the risk? Please note that: – Here we are not focusing on whether they help […]

thromboembolism secondary to COVID-19

 ► Additional material is published online only. To view please visit the journal online (http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ postgradmedj-2021-139923). 1Internal Medicine, RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India 2Neurology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Bangur Institute of Neurology, Kolkata, West Bengal, India 3Critical Care Medicine, RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, […]


 Pharmacotherapy for Insomnia Charles F. Reynolds, III, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry & UPMC Endowed Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry (Emeritus), University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine/MMC   Pharmacologic Treatments for Insomnia Drug Comment • BZD • Zolpidem • Zopiclone • Temazepam • Doxepin • […]