The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

Agitation in Dementia: When the Best Medicine is Not a Medication Part 1

February 17, 2020

Nuedexta. A 60 year old cough medicine gets approve for uncontrollable crying, but the drug company has its eyes on a bigger target: Agitation in dementia. Follow the trail of pseudoscience, bribery, and indictments, and learn a few clinical pearls about this dextromethorphan-quinidine combination along the way.

Published On: 2/17/20

Duration: 15 minutes, 51 seconds

Article Referenced: "Nuedexta in Agitated Dementia," The Carlat Psychiatry Report, February 2020