Drug-Drug Interactions and Psychiatric Medication

  • Laurence J. KinsellaEmail author


How many of us in clinical practice have heard the question: “Doctor, will this drug interact with any of my other medications?” This common question has been challenging to answer, often leading to using laborious drug interaction computer programs, smartphone-based programs, or a call to the pharmacist. The purpose of this chapter is to help address this question, assess the likelihood of a drug-drug interaction, and advise the patient on what to expect should they experience an adverse drug effect.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologySSM Neuroscience InstituteSt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurologySt. Louis University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA

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