Effects of the antipsychotic drug sulpiride on reproductive hormones in healthy premenopausal women: relationship with body weight regulation.

@article{Baptista1997EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the antipsychotic drug sulpiride on reproductive hormones in healthy premenopausal women: relationship with body weight regulation.},
  author={Trino Baptista and Miguel Gonz{\'a}lez Molina and J Alfredo Mart{\'i}nez and M G de Quijada and I Calanche de Cuesta and Arnaldo Acosta and Ximena P{\'a}ez and J. Merced Mart{\'i}nez and Luis Lizasoain Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Pharmacopsychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={256-62}
}
Metabolic and endocrine abnormalities secondary to hyperprolactinemia, such as hypogonadism and hyperandrogenicity, may be involved in the excessive body weight gain induced by antipsychotic drugs in women. The present study was conducted in healthy premenopausal women, in order to detect an endocrine imbalance secondary to antipsychotic drug administration, which, if sustained in the long term, might be involved in the development of obesity. After a control menstrual cycle, sulpiride (200 mg… CONTINUE READING

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