Doctor Q&A for Dr. Matthew Davis

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not really at all...: While some of the ssris (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) may not be all that specific and work via norepinephrine as well, escitalopram (lexa ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
Consistency: Consistency is the underlying theme. Once-daily formulations are superior to regular forms because of the ease of consistent dosing through the week. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
For humans...: 4 years of college for a bachelors, which may include the required pre-medical courses. 4 years of medical school. 4 years of general psychiatric resi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
Briefly: Adderall is stimulant for adhd - a lifelong condition, often diagnosed in childhood. Klonopin is a long-acting benzodiazepine anxiolytics - best used ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: That is a common side effect of many breathing treatments. They go away as the medications clear from your body. Generally, they are of no cause for c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
Cost: A lower co-pay or out-of-pocket expenses. Any other differences are generally marginal if any. As an example, 20mg of branded Adderall (dextroamphetam ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes, but...: Recommending a specific agent among the ssris or another group for you without an evaluation would be akin to recommending specific engine repairs wit ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
A gentler medication: Short acting stimulants start and stop suddenly like so many roller coaster rides, leaving you drained. A long acting, once-daily agent (adderall xr, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
Safe? No. Risky? Yes: Your physician is prescribing a stimulant whose effects are generally predictable and that has undergone numerous studies required by the fda to ensur ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
Find a balance: Ensure you are addressing the full picture by ensuring regular sleep that leaves you restful each morning so that you are not relying solely on the st ... Read More
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