Aripiprazole in the treatment of delirium.


Antipsychotic drugs are the primary treatment for symptoms of delirium, but their side effects can be problematic. Treatment of delirium with aripiprazole has yet to be evaluated. The authors report on 14 patients with delirium treated with aripiprazole. Twelve patients had a >or=50% reduction in Delirium Rating Scale, Revised-98 scores, and 13 showed… (More)


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@article{Straker2006AripiprazoleIT, title={Aripiprazole in the treatment of delirium.}, author={David A Straker and Peter A. Shapiro and Philip R. Muskin}, journal={Psychosomatics}, year={2006}, volume={47 5}, pages={385-91} }