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Dr. Daryl Tanski

Psychiatry
MI
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Psychiatry

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Seclusion/restraint: This is an intervention of last resort. Only considered when other options have been ineffective or risk of injury is immediately eminent. Punati... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Lamictal: Lamictal. Has proven to reduce the risk of recurrence of bipolar disorder and people who have recovered from an acute episode of illness if drug cr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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On hold: The test verapsych looks for biomarkers of the illness and would not be affected by taking antipsychotic medication however use of the test has bee... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Multifactorial: Actual is yet to be known does involve an inherited or spontaneously acquired genetic risk and concurrent stress the resultant symptoms are cur... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Both: Stress can exacerbate the course of illness in bipolar disorder. Sources vary...Financial, relationship, other health conditions, occupation, academi... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Options: Lurasidone and Clozapine are rated pregnancy category b meaning animal studies have not shown birth defects.
A 43-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Diagnosing bipolar : Conditions causing depression can include major depressive disorder and bipolar affective disorder. The medication treatment can be different for thes... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Psychostimulants: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) all can be used in combination with antidepressants to improve symptoms of depression including... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Continue treatment: If at all possible do not discontinue treatment. Talk to your doctor to ensure treatment is not disrupted during this time.
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Treatment is needed: Untreated mood disorders can have a negative effect on pregnancy. From poor appetite, unmotivated to care for self, risk of suicide to recklessness, a... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Depends: States have civil commitment laws that govern involuntary psychiatric treatment if specific legal criteria are meet. Absent this treatment can't be ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Risks: Ativan can cause sedation and physical dependence. Zoloft (sertraline) can cause stomach upset, headache , sleep disruption, nervousness, and sexual s... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Time: Depression is diagnosed by identifying signs and symptoms of the condition. This information is obtained prospectively (ie from admit day to discharge... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Uncommonly yes: About 10% of people who suffer from schizophrenia have engaged in violent activity. As reference this number is 25% for people with alcohol use disord... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Caution: Diagnosed bipolar affective disorder should not be treated with antidepressant alone due to risk of mania. Anti manic medication is needed to reduce t... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
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Options: Only fda approved treatment for a phase of bipolar disorder with a pregnancy category of b (no evidence of birth defects in animal studies) is lamotra... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
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Yes: Tegretol is still used to treat manic depressive disorder. If treatment is ineffective a blood level should be drawn to ensure the dose is therapeutic... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Unfortunately: There is no known cure for schizophrenia. If proven to be effective, treatments such as medication are only beneficial when taken continuously. Indiv... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
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Unsure: Officially bipolar disorder is not described as atypical. Major depressive disorder can be described as atypical when symptoms include increased appet... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Depends : Time is needed to assess. Schizophrenia affects 1% of the population. Paranoia, depending on how it is manifesting , may be unrelated to schizophrenia... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
No FDA approved med.: Although there is no fda approved medication to treat anxiety associated with bipolar disorder consideration could be given to gabapentin, quetiapine,... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
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Complicated answer: Schizophrenia commonly occur with other conditions including general health concerns such as high blood pressure and diabetes as well as psychiatric i... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Expect...: Not to first develop schizophrenia from stopping zyprexa do expect insomnia. Possibly a temporarily increase in involuntary muscle movements.
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Options: If threats are credible notify authorities. Most states have civil commitment laws and if legal criteria are satisfied individuals with psychiatric i... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Many options: Lithium, valproic acid, Carbamazepine and many second generation antipsychotics could be classified as a mood stabilizer. In general all are effec... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Trauma: Schizo affective disorder or likely genetically predisposed to the condition. The genetics may be inherited or by spontaneous mutation. In a genet... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Unfortunately yes: Annual rate of suicide is 12/100, 000 people in the us depression is a condition with many effective treatment options. National suicide prevent... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Depends: If they are truly friends then one would expect them to be supportive during a time of need. Others may need to know little to nothing about your heal... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Talk to a doctor: Many effective treatments exist for the treatment of schizophrenia. These treatments can relieve suffering and improve functioning.
A member asked:
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Very complicated: They could experience exacerbation of ptsd symptoms particularly if the initial trauma was similar in nature. Mood disorders such as depression an... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
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Recurrence : Risk up relapse. Significantly increased risk of suicide. Potential for developing a condition that will no longer respond to treatment, unemployment,... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
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It will only help: An md will welcome your concerns and discuss treatment options as indicated.
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Maybe : Caffeine intoxication can mimic mania. A difference being that the symptoms resolve following metabolism of the caffeine.
A 49-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
No luck: Topamax (topiramate) is not shown to be effective to treat either phase of bipolar disorder. It has been proven to treat other conditions such as seiz... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
No: It is best to discuss you current health status with your doctor. Things such as changes in other prescription medication could effect the treatment ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Yes : Haloperidol has anti manic properties.
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Unfortunately: Schizophrenia is one of the most disabling medical conditions early and effective treatments can reduce this risk.
A 63-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Terminology: Paranoia is a common but not always present symptom of schizophrenia. Old terminology used to subtype schizophrenia into paranoid and others. This app... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
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Shorter: Patients with schizophrenia die 20 years earlier then the general population. The most common cause if death is cardiovascular illness.
A 24-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Yes: Risperidone is an antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia. Lovaza is a pharmaceutical grade omega 3 fatty acid used to lower triglyc... Read More
A member asked:
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Time: Zyprexa (olanzapine) induced weight gain generally evolves over weeks to months. When appropriate discontinuing zyprexa (olanzapine) can make weight m... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Options: Most antipsychotics are rated pregnancy category c which means that risk cannot be excluded but may be outweighed by benefits two into psychotic's... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Dosage: Max dose for bipolar disorder is 200mg per day. Dose needs to be increased gradually to reduce risk of serious side effects.
A 62-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Good versus bad: Sedation is an occurrence with seroquel (quetiapine). It tends to be dose related meaning more likely at higher dosages. Unwanted effects of highe... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
SSRI withdrawal: Ssri withdrawal typically occurs within the first few days following discontinuation.
A 45-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Side effect: If this side effect has persisted for several days to two weeks unfortunately it will likely persist when antidepressants cause side effects consid... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Depends: Anxiety can be a symptom of many syndromes. A syndrome is a collection of symptoms that tend to occur together. Generalized anxiety disorder is a synd... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Recurrence: Untreated the estimated risk of recurrence is 80% at 1ywar.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Depends on how used: Risk of withdrawal is greater the longer the duration of treatment is for Lorazepam and the higher the prescribed dose if prn is used 3 times per... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Two fold: Current belief is that an individual inherits or developers a genetic vulnerability and this can manifest as schizophrenia in the context of stress. S... Read More

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Apr 19, 2014
Dr Tanski is a welcome addition to Healthtap. His answers are succinct and unambiguous. I highly recommend him.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Tanski is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tanski is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I'm on Latuda myself after trying a few antidepressants. I didn't know this information, thanks
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank U! I'm sick of being plagued w/irrational anxiety! You're great!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. I'll be seeing a psychiatrist next month for official Dx.

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