Yet one more thing to remember…

One thing I’d like to start doing with the blog is a weekly “in the news” post.  I was looking online today and ran across the following article from  Antidepressants, OTC Painkillers Not a Good Combination

Imagine you are working in fast track and you see a 50yo female with joint pain.  Your assessment after you have talked with and examined the patient is that it is likely arthritis.  You notice the patient has a past medical history of depression and is on Celexa.  Your plan is to discharge the patient on naproxen.  Is this a reasonable plan? Continue reading