Differential metabolic effects of antipsychotic treatments.

  title={Differential metabolic effects of antipsychotic treatments.},
  author={Dan W Haupt},
  journal={European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology},
  volume={16 Suppl 3},
  • Dan W Haupt
  • Published 2006 in
    European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of…
Metabolic abnormalities such as obesity, diabetes and dyslipidaemia increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, as well as a number of other adverse long-term health consequences. There is increasing evidence from case studies, retrospective analyses and clinical trials to suggest that second-generation antipsychotics can increase the risk of metabolic abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia, with indications that the level of risk may vary among antipsychotic medications. Comparison of… CONTINUE READING
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