Tachycardia with stimulant? When to discontinue?
Hi, CAP fellow here. I have a 7 yo kid who I inherited from another doctor with a history of PTSD, ADHD and Intermittent Explosive Disorder. He's been on many different antipsychotics in the past due to behavioral outbursts. I have him on Focalin XR 20 mg qAM and Focalin XR 5 mg qNoon (insurance does not cover IR for reasons beyond me), Clonidine 0.1 mg qHS and Abilify 2 mg qAM (he was on a higher dose before but trying to lower as he is quite overweight). At any rate, the parent has been... Tachycardia with stimulant? When to discontinue? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: shahseh22 Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: forums
When is it NOT okay to fill for the monthly ADHD prescriptions?
Patients are usually in their early to mid-twenties, comes to one single pharmacy for a count of 30 or 60 pills a month (they typically fill for generic Adderall, Vyvance, Focalin, etc.)... "regular customers" in the purest sense. The diagnosis is of course, ADHD. Most of these patients pay with insurance, a few pay with cash, and most are never early, so they always come and fill right on time. Should these prescriptions always be filled without ever questioning the doctors, since the... When is it NOT okay to fill for the monthly ADHD prescriptions? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 9, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: swatchgirl Source Type: forums