Therapeutic monitoring of psychotropic drugs: an outline of the AGNP-TDM expert group consensus guideline.

  title={Therapeutic monitoring of psychotropic drugs: an outline of the AGNP-TDM expert group consensus guideline.},
  author={Pierre Baumann and Christoph Hiemke and Sven Ulrich and Ines Gaertner and M. L. Rao and Gabriel Eckermann and Manfred Gerlach and H. J. Kuss and Gerd Laux and Bruno Mueller-Oerlinghausen and Peter Franz Riederer and Gerald Zernig},
  journal={Therapeutic drug monitoring},
  volume={26 2},
TDM of psychotropic drugs is widely used, but there is little consensus regarding its optimal use in the clinical context. This prompted a multidisciplinary group comprised of clinical biochemists, clinical pharmacologists, and psychiatrists of the AGNP (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Neuropsychopharmakologie und Pharmakopsychiatrie) to provide a consensus guideline. This will allow clinical psychiatrists, practitioners, and laboratory directors involved in psychopharmacotherapy to optimize TDM of… CONTINUE READING

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