Journal Club#7: Adjunctive Metformin for Antipsychotic-Induced Dyslipidemia

Journal Club #7: Adjunctive Metformin for Antipsychotic-Induced Dyslipidemia: Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trials.

Article: Transl Psychiatry. 2020 Apr 23;10(1):117.

This journal club will answer this clinically relevant question:

  • Is adjunctive metformin effective for reducing total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL and HDL?

This journal club includes an expert discussion section with Dr. Satinder Pal Kaur. She is a Family Medicine physician and will answer the following clinical questions:

  1. How to dose and titrate metformin?
  2. What laboratory evaluation is needed before and after initiating metformin?
  3. Precautions with metformin use.
  4. Common side effects with metformin use.
  5. How to manage or prevent GI side effects with metformin?

Journal Club #7 is Available for a Free Preview:

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  1. Total chapters: 250+ Chapters.
  2. Chapters and Sections are frequently updated.
  3. Triweekly Email Clinical Summary: subscribers receive 3 emails/week.
  4. Journal Club: we will post most recently published psychiatry articles relevant to your daily clinical practice.
  5. Coffee Club: contain short discussions with clinical experts in the field of psychiatry.
  6. Goal: is to have all important clinically relevant topics in one course.
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