management of tics is only recommended if they are bothersome to the patient and the patient accepts the fact that they are unlikely to disappear completely with treatment.
Matthew Rudorfer, chair of the psychopharmacologic
His research interests include the neurobiology of pervasive developmental disorders, the application of multimodal imaging techniques in autism, and the psychopharmacologic
treatment of children with early onset neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism, intellectual disabilities, and schizophrenia.
Because of the patch's potential to cause sensitization to methylphenidate, the Food and Drug Administration's Psychopharmacologic
Drugs Advisory Committee agreed that an approval should include a warning about this link.
The FDA's Psychopharmacologic
Drugs Advisory Committee and a pediatric subcommittee will hold a meeting in February, when the data and possible regulatory actions will be discussed by the panels, made up of outside experts in the related fields.
Because not all patients are willing or able to use psychopharmacologic
treatment, "the identification of a safe and effective herbal remedy for treating anxious and depressive symptoms would be of public health relevance," Matthew A.
I think it's the case, rightly or wrongly, that many women are reluctant to take psychopharmacologic
drugs during pregnancy and childbearing years, and their doctors are reluctant to advise them to do so.
PHILADELPHIA -- Psychopharmacologic
management of children and adolescents requires special attention not only to drug-related issues, but also to environmental issues, Dr.
The order was consistent with recommendations made a month earlier by the agency's psychopharmacologic
drugs and pediatric advisory committees.
The FDAs Psychopharmacologic
Drugs Advisory Committee met in May to discuss the conflicting results between European trials, which found that acamprosate had a significant impact on abstinence rates, and a more recent, better-designed U.
At the end of a widely anticipated 2-day joint meeting, the FDA's psychopharmacologic
drugs and pediatric advisory committees concluded that a re-analysis of the suicidality data from 23 pediatric trials of antidepressants, and a recently published trial of fluoxetine, indicated that those drugs were associated with an increased risk of suicidality--a term defined by the FDA as suicidal behavior and ideation.
The FDA approval was announced about 2 weeks after the agency's Psychopharmacologic
Drugs Advisory Panel agreed at a meeting that the short-term data on asenapine showed it was effective and safe for the acute treatment of schizophrenia in adults and of mania/mixed episodes in adults with bipolar I disorder.
At recent joint meetings of the FDA's Psychopharmacologic
Drugs and Drug Safety and Risk Management advisory committees, panelists voted on Oct.
The US FDA Psychopharmacologic
Drugs Advisory Committee and Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee voted 18 to one to recommend approval of RBP-6000 for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD).
He is known for his groundbreaking work on the psychopharmacologic
treatment of schizophrenia, and combining medication and psychotherapeutic intervention for axis I disorders.