Safe and informed prescribing of psychotropic medication during the COVID-19 pandemic

Jurjen J Luykx, Sisco M P van Veen, Arne Risselada, Paul Naarding, Joeri K Tijdink, Christiaan H Vinkers

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Treatment with psychotropic medication may sometimes be jeopardised because of the COVID-19 pandemic. One underlying reason is the lack of COVID-19-specific psychopharmacology guidelines. Here, we discuss five considerations arising from our clinical experience and pharmacological background knowledge to enable safe and well-informed psychopharmacotherapy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)471-474
Number of pages4
JournalThe British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2020

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