Improvement of patient compliance after switching from conventional neuroleptics to the atypical neuroleptic amisulpride.

@article{Linden2006ImprovementOP,
  title={Improvement of patient compliance after switching from conventional neuroleptics to the atypical neuroleptic amisulpride.},
  author={Michael Linden and Tabea E. Scheel and F G Eich},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={815-23}
}
Medication noncompliance of schizophrenic outpatients is an important problem in clinical practice, causing relapse and illness deterioration. Because atypical neuroleptics have, in controlled clinical studies, been shown to be better tolerated and accepted by patients, the question is whether switching from conventional to atypical neuroleptics such as amisulpride can increase patient compliance also under conditions of routine care. In a drug utilization observation study 570 schizophrenic… CONTINUE READING

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