The Latest Antidepressants:
“Must Know” Information About Vilazodone (Viibryd®), Levomilnacipran (Fetzima®), Vortioxetine (Brintellix®), and Lurasidone (Latuda®)
This a pithy guide to the latest three drugs to hit the antidepressant market.
Dr, Mago does a fine job of distilling down acres of research which no busy clinician has time to synthesize and producing a practical everyday guide to their usage. It is especially helpful as these are brand new drugs and clinicians will as of yet not had time to prescribe them.
The discussion on sexual dysfunction is quite illuminating & strips away the obfuscation and hype that emanates from the pharmaceutical companies in this regard. Similarly his pertinent discussion of clinical trials methodology and how to make a meaningful interpretation of study results is very helpful to the clinician.
Finally brevity is one other merit of this book, There is only so much dense psychopharmacology a mind can take & what Mago serves up here is light & tasteful.
Essential reading for residents, fellows, academicians & practicing clinicians.
I enjoyed it a lot!
John O’Reardon MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Easy to read and filled with expert insight and commentary. No fluff – gives you the information about new medications that prescribers need to know, without having to sift through endless journal articles.
I found this little e-book very helpful in describing the … new antidepressants in the market. Dr Mago has done a good job in interpreting some very tricky research data into meaningful clinical use. … I highly recommend the book for a practitioner or an informed client who is considering any of the three antidepressants.
This e-book provides an effective, to-the-point review of clinically applicable information and cuts through the jargon that pharmaceuticals may use when “massaging” the data.
A MUST have for Psychiatry residents !
In this book, Dr. Mago has simplified all there is to know about these newer antidepressants. Its truly an interesting and informative read, written in a conversational format wherein, in no time you are learning a lot more than just about the drug in discussion. Through his unique teaching style, Dr. Mago draws parallels between different medications which makes it an essential guide for residents who love psychopharmacology but find it hard to remember all the details.
I look forward to his next book !!
I recommend this book- it is accessible, practical, has the science but also the real world insights you can’t get from the prescriber info, PDR etc. I’m an early career psychiatrist in private practice and appreciate resources like this, it supplements the journals and peer supervision really nicely.
A Concentrated Dose of Essential Updates
This book is written in an easy-to-read conversational style. It teaches one what is needed for responsible prescribing, without weighing one down with esoteric factoids. I felt the author presented a very fair, evidence-based assessment of the role of these drugs today.
The latest Antidepressants is a wonderful book. It is well organized and easy to understand. Whether you are a physician or a patient this is a great book to help you understand the various antidepressants. I give it a 5 Star Excellent rating.
Gregg L. Friedman MD, Psychiatrist
Helpful, condensed info on these newer meds. He also condenses the relevant studies, again helpful and time saving. Also the writing is easy to understand and has reminders about definitions/what things are. Will recommend to colleague.
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The Latest Antidepressants: “Must Know” Information About Vilazodone (Viibryd®), Levomilnacipran (Fetzima®), Vortioxetine (Brintellix®), and Lurasidone (Latuda®).
Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications: Prevention, Assessment, and Management
“It is concise, practical, and clearly written by someone who recognizes the importance of addressing side-effects and shows clinicians exactly how to do it. The book is suffused with an empathic understanding of the legitimate concerns side-effects have for patients. It is an excellent resource for anyone prescribing psychotropic medications. Congratulations on a job well-done!”
Shawn Christopher Shea, M.D., Author
“I believe this book is so useful that it should be required reading for trainees and practitioners as well. Dr Mago provides useful information about common side effects of Antidepressants and practical suggestions relating to their management.”
Harry Croft, M.D.
“This is a highly practical, user-friendly, brief book. It is chock full of great tips to use in managaging side effects for patients on psychiatric medications. Look up ginger for nausea for example. A real eye opener!”
Elisabeth Kunkel, M.D.
“(It) focuses on a few very common and annoying problems and gives a rich array of interventions to choose from.
I would recommend this book both for psychiatry residents and for experienced clinicians, who will definitely find suggestions that they were not aware of.”
Pankaj Kishore, M.D.
Whether you prefer the term “pearls” or the term “nuggets,” there are an awful lot of them to be found here and, thankfully, the minimum-possible fluff to obscure them.
Very well written for quick reference to side effects and options for relief.
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