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In this episode, I discuss a medication known as lurasidone (Latuda).

Hey everybody welcome back to another episode of drug talk is i want sam your host garyx amble so you can be discussing a medication known as lure acetone its brand name isla – de before i talk about the medication itself just keep in mind that this channel is for information purposes only and not to be used as a source for recommendations for your personal

Healthcare so the rasa tahn hydrochloride is an atypical antipsychotic agent it acts as an agonist at both dopamine d2 receptors and serotonin 5ht 2a receptors it also has partial agonistic activity at some alpha adrenergic receptors and is a partial agonist at 5ht 1a receptors in terms of indications for use laura said own orla tudi can be used in the treatment

Of the depressed phase in bipolar as an adjunct therapy paired up with lithium or valproic and it’s also indicated to be used in the depressed phase of bipolar as mono therapy and lastly for indications it is indicated to be used in the treatment of schizophrenia now before somebody was to use la raza dome there are some contraindications they must clear as well

As some precautions and warnings that they should be made aware of it would be contraindicated in patients who are using strong sip 3/8 or inducers some examples of these would be red phantom state john’s warps or carbamazepine and it would also be contraindicated in patients who are using strong sip 384 inhibitors some examples of these would be ketoconazole

Clarithromycin or ritonavir and finally for contraindications the rasa tahn would be contraindicated in patients who have a hypersensitivity to the rasa doane or any other component of the product now in terms of precautions this medication is on the biers criteria which is a list of medication that the elderly population should either avoid or use cautiously

We would want to avoid the use of this medication to treat things like delirium or dementia in the elderly population as it may put them at an increased risk of experiencing a cerebrovascular accident and their mortality would increase as well orthostatic hypotension as well as syncope may occur in patients using their acid this is more commonly occur during

Initiation of therapy or during increases in dose patient should be made aware that the use of antipsychotics may decrease their ability to control their core body temperature but they would want to use caution when doing strenuous exercise or when they’re exposed to heat as well as if they’re using anticholinergic medications or they may be dehydrated patients

With diabetes mellitus or risk factors to develop diabetes may be an increased risk of experiencing hyperglycemia this lipid amyas have been reported with the use of atypical antipsychotics patients should be made aware that weight gain may occur with the use of antipsychotics safa geel dis note ility may occur which could lead to aspiration and cause pneumonia

It’s important that patients are made aware that both cognitive and motor impairments may occur with the use of this medication patients with a history of seizures or patients have a condition and may lower the seizure threshold may put themselves at an increased risk of experiencing a seizure while using lorazepam and finally for precautions patients should be

Made aware the turret of dyskinesia is have occurred and in some situations they were irreversible now when somebody is cleared of the contraindications and made aware of the precautions and warnings and they start to use ‘la to des or the raza dome they can expect to receive their dose in tablet form so when patients use larezo dome with lithium or valproate

During the depressed phase in bipolar they would typically receive a dose of 20 milligrams daily that should be taken with food the maximum dose in this situation would be 120 milligrams daily the patient is using low acetone to treat schizophrenia they would typically use 40 milligrams once daily again with a meal maximum dose in this situation would be 160

Milligrams daily one thing that it is important to make sure patients are made aware of is that when they take their medication with a meal the meal should consist of at least 350 calories now as with all medications there are some side effects or adverse reactions the patients may experience while using the residue orla to de so i’ll go over some of those here

Now slip anemias can happen anywhere between 4 and 14 percent of the time anywhere from 2 to percent of patients may see a rise in their glucose levels weight gain can happen between 3 & 7 percent of the time nausea can happen in 10 or 17 percent of patients and vomiting can happen between two and nine percent of the time akathisia is have been reported in

Five to 22 percent of patients and up to 36 percent of patients may experience extrapyramidal side effects up to 25 percent of patients may experience somnolence but this may be as low as 7 percent and about 4 to 5 percent of patients may experience anxiety of similar rare but serious side effects would be a cerebral vascular accident orthostatic hypotension

The development of suicidal thoughts or ideation peptic malignant syndrome and finally tardive dyskinesia that’s all we’re going to talk about today with larezo known orla tudi as always and thankfully took the time to combine and watch one of my videos if you found the information valuable you’d like to help me grow this channel you can like the videos share

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