In a video from Medpage Today, Peter Weiden, MD, comments on staying updated on new antipsychotic drugs and medical practices. He notes that he has learned from online resources, such as YouTube classes, about new receptors and new drugs in other areas to stay informed on the evolution of different mechanisms. Dr. Weiden comments on learning about one of the new non-dopamine antipsychotics coming out, being an muscarinic receptor agonist. He also offers a tip to the audience to be aware of anticholinergic burden to patients, as well as certain outdated practices.
Reference: Laub G. How Clinicians Can Brush Up on Emerging Schizophrenia Drugs. Medpage Today. Published October 10, 2023. Accessed January 10, 2024. https://www.medpagetoday.com/meetingcoverage/psychcongressvideopearls/106714