Effect of risperidone on prolactinoma growth in a psychotic woman.

@article{Pal2000EffectOR,
  title={Effect of risperidone on prolactinoma growth in a psychotic woman.},
  author={Jiban K. Pal and W A Sarino},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={736-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The case of a psychotic woman is described in which risperidone use was found to correspond with an increase in the size of a prolactinoma and prevented the return of serum prolactin level to baseline. METHODS Although the patient had been treated with a high dose of bromocriptine, her prolactin level remained elevated, causing persistent galactorrhea. The patient later was treated with olanzapine and carbamazepine successfully. RESULTS This case report highlights the role of… CONTINUE READING

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