Antipsychotic Polypharmacy: Is There Evidence for its Use?

@article{Patrick2005AntipsychoticPI,
  title={Antipsychotic Polypharmacy: Is There Evidence for its Use?},
  author={Vijayalakshmy Patrick and E. Levin and S. Schleifer},
  journal={Journal of Psychiatric Practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={11},
  pages={248-257}
}
  • Vijayalakshmy Patrick, E. Levin, S. Schleifer
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Psychiatric Practice
  • Antipsychotic polypharmacy occurs frequently in clinical practice; however, there is a lack of controlled clinical studies testing the efficacy of the combinations used. The purpose of this literature review was to examine studies and other reports that have assessed the incremental benefits and deficits of combination antipsychotic therapy versus monotherapy. A PUBMED search covering a 26-year period from 1976 to 2002 was conducted. The search was limited to clinical trials, case series, and… CONTINUE READING

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