PsychSnaps Collection

PsychSnaps Collection

How do you manage the side effects of SSRIs?

What do you do when a patient taking an SSRI presents with anorgasmia, bruxism, or hyponatremia? Firstly – believe your patient. Your 60 yo may experience an increase in suicidal thoughts even though the textbook says that she shouldn’t. In general, your options for managing side...

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How do you stop an SSRI?

Hao is a 33 yo man who experienced a first episode of major depression in the context of a divorce. You prescribe sertraline 50mg daily. After a month with no benefit, you increase the dose of sertraline to 100mg daily. When you see Hao after 8 weeks on...

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