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SSRI-Induced Sexual Dysfunction Reversed with “Drug Holidays” on Weekends (2024 Study)

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a mainstay in the treatment of various mental disorders but often come with the unwelcome side effect of sexual dysfunction. This issue can significantly affect patients’ adherence to their medication regime, often leading to treatment discontinuation. A recent clinical trial offers a new perspective, suggesting that ‘drug holidays’ – …

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Reset Modafinil Tolerance with Drug Holidays & Pitolisant-Bridging? (2023 Study)

Narcolepsy, a chronic neurological disorder, significantly impacts the daily lives of those affected due to excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). Modafinil has been a cornerstone in managing EDS, but its effectiveness can wane over time due to tolerance. An innovative approach, using the drug pitolisant during modafinil ‘drug holidays’, offers new hope for resetting tolerance and …

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