Preliminary double-blind results have indicated that methylphenidate, risperidone, quetiapine, molindone, thioridazine, and carbamazepine might be effective options for treating CD.
Molindone hydrochloride treatment of hospitalized children with conduct disorder.
In the study, 116 children aged 8-19 years (56% were between ages 12 and 15 years) diagnosed with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder were treated with 2.5-20.0 mg/day of olanzapine (Zyprexa), 0.5-6.0 mg/day of risperidone (Risperdal), or 10-140 mg/day of molindone
Use with caution Molindone
Specific guidelines not available.
Gelenberg presented one study showing that drugs including molindone
and ziprasidone, are among those with the lowest rates of weight gain (Am.
A comparison of masking effects of haloperidol versus molindone
in tardive dyskinesia.
, 10 to 140 mg/d (mean endpoint dose 59.9 mg/d)