Related Q&A for Dr. Pacita David

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Please be specific: It would be helpful if you could be more specific. Many questions come to mind. What dose of Saphris (asenapine) were you on previously? How fast w... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
It depends: Dosing of lithium depends on the form taken and the patient response, and interactions with other medications. Levels are used to determine if they fa... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Same symptoms: Usually, when pt experiences what appears to be a "plateau" in response to antidepressants, it could be that the medication needs adjustment. This is... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
No: Suboxone consists of buprenorphine, which modulates opioid receptors in the brain, and naltrexone, an opioid antagonist. Cocaine is considered a stim... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Use with care: Atarax is an antihistamine used to treat a variety is symptoms, including anxiety. It affects different receptors in the brain than Xanax (alprazolam)... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
No need to worry: Yes you can. A weekly pill box can help you keep better track.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
No: There should be no problem. Might as well use up what you have left over. Hope this is helpful. All the best.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Other options tried?: Procyclidine is used for the treatment of drug induced Parkinsonism and to reduce side effects of akathisia secondary to antipsychotic use. Side effe... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Possibly so, but...: When you say "reducing" Remeron, what exactly do you mean? Also, have there been any other recent changes to your other medications? You list Lexapro... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Other options tried?: Procyclidine is used for the treatment of drug induced Parkinsonism and to reduce side effects of akathisia secondary to antipsychotic use. Side effe... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less