In WE-D, which is considered as a subtype of TD, abnormal movements in the neck, face, mouth, arms, and legs appear shortly after a rapid reduction of the antipsychotic drug
dose or sudden discontinuation of the drug in a portion of patients who do not display abnormal involuntary movements during antipsychotic treatment.
Findings from another study using Medicaid data found that children in areas underserved by child psychiatrists are likelier to be prescribed atypical antipsychotic drugs
for nonpsychotic conditions than in areas where more child psychiatrists practice.
b) Poor responder patients that had, at least, two adequate antipsychotic drug
trials with different agents or;
PHILADELPHIA - Long-acting, injectable formulations of antipsychotic drugs
significantly boosted treatment compliance in patients with schizophrenia in a review of reimbursement records for more than 3,600 patients.
Now, a new study by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) reveals how antipsychotic drugs
interfere with normal metabolism by activating a protein called SMAD3, an important part of the transforming growth factor beta (TGFbeta) pathway.
Obecure is focused on development of Histalean([R]) (high dose betahistine) as adjunctive to antipsychotic drug
therapy for improved treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression.
The mechanism of this effect appears to be multifactorial, with antipsychotic drugs
causing weight gain and insulin resistance that triggers hyperprolactinemia; the drugs also cause the pituitary to produce elevated levels of luteinizing hormone, Dr.
Snowden pointed out that one excess death is not a trivial number, "when presented with this data, I have yet to have a nursing home family say that they don't want an antipsychotic drug
given to their relative.
are used in up to 45 per cent of nursing homes to help with agitation, a common and distressing symptom of dementia.
5% of subjects reported that they were simultaneously treated with more than one antipsychotic drug
, an unapproved treatment for schizophrenia.
In its regulatory language, the CMS said nursing home residents who have not used antipsychotic drugs
should not receive them "unless antipsychotic drug
therapy is necessary to treat a specific condition as diagnosed and documented in the clinical record.
New York) asked the FDA for permission to sell its antipsychotic drug
Abilify to treat schizophrenia in adolescents.