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But these conditions are thought to be worsened by atypical antipsychotics (also called as second generation antipsychotics).
8) Importantly, the propensity toward weight gain and development of hyperlipidemia or diabetes during atypical antipsychotic treatment appears to vary widely among individuals.
Numerous studies have examined the risks and benefits of a class of drugs called atypical antipsychotics.
Some of the atypical antipsychotics, like quetiapine, can treat the psychotic symptoms without exacerbating the severity of parkinsonism.
Atypical antipsychotic drug therapy for treatment resistant schizophrenia.
The emerging agents that will launch will likely belong to one of the drug classes that have already demonstrated some efficacy in the indication, such as the atypical antipsychotics," said Decision Resources Analyst Alana Simorellis, Ph.
The negative symptoms and cognitive impairment of schizophrenia are more difficult to treat and are less responsive to both typical and atypical antipsychotics.
New evidence indicates that atypical antipsychotics are ineffective for eating disorders and substance abuse disorder.
Are the newer atypical antipsychotics effective in patients with Alzheimer's disease ?
Of those, 5,000 were taking at least one atypical antipsychotic before the black box warning.
In the latter test, 250 patients with schizophrenia exhibited comparable improvement over 1 year, regardless of whether they had been randomly assigned to receive an atypical antipsychotic or an older drug.
Treatment-resistant GAD patients present an opportunity for branded atypical antipsychotic agents such as AstraZeneca's Seroquel and Bristol-Myers Squibb/Otsuka Pharmaceuticals' Abilify as atypical antipsychotics have proven efficacious in treatment-resistant GAD patients, and these agents have a better side effect profile than other drugs in this class.