[New formulations of olanzapine in the treatment of acute agitation].

  • György Bartkó
  • Published 2006 in
    Neuropsychopharmacologia Hungarica : a Magyar…

Abstract

UNLABELLED Agitation is common in patients with acute schizophrenia or bipolar mania, and when severe can result in aggressive or violent behaviour. Pharmacotherapy for acute psychotic agitation includes the use of antipsychotic and benzodiazepine drugs, either alone or in combination. Although oral treatment is preferred, options in the pharmacotherapy of… (More)

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