Officials from the FDA have approved Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s asenapine (Secuado) transdermal system, which is the first-and-only transdermal patch for the treatment of adults with schizophrenia, according to the company.
A recent study has revealed that just under half of the US population fears random mass shootings and terrorist attacks.
The Pacific Ketamine Institute is now offering esketamine nasal spray (Spravato, Johnson & Johnson) for the treatment of patients who don't respond well to traditional oral antidepressants. It is a prescription medication to be used alongside an oral antidepressant.1
NAMI Basics OnDemand is an adaptation of the in-person NAMI Basics, a free, 6-session education program for parents, caregivers, and other family who provide care for adolescents aged 22 years or younger who are experiencing mental health symptoms.
The study aimed to determine the association between antidepressant classes, types, and duration of use during pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes.
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has launched 2 new research centers, the Alzheimer Centers for the Discovery of New Medicines, designed to diversify and strengthen the Alzheimer disease drug development pipeline.
Julie Johnson, Dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, on the ways pharmacogenetics can be utilized for mental health.
Older women with breast cancer who have a concurrent mental health condition are more likely to use opioids and have worse survival outcomes.
Tera Moore, PharmD, explains the importance of full integration for psychiatric pharmacist providers across the full mental health continuum of care.
As medication experts, pharmacists can use their knowledge regarding drug-drug interactions to help providers select more appropriate medications for patients right from the start.
Patients diagnosed with depression need a team of clinicians to provide support and encouragement. For pharmacists, this translates into a need to provide counseling that addresses a patient’s daily challenges, ability to seek and escalate treatment, and capacity to remain adherent.
Genomind is expanding its mental health genetic testing services with the addition of Genomind Professional PGx Express, which provides a more focused report and set of services to enhance the preexisting mental health genetic test.