Relationship between levels of insulin or triglycerides and serum concentrations of the atypical antipsychotics clozapine and olanzapine in patients on treatment with therapeutic doses

@article{Melkersson2003RelationshipBL,
  title={Relationship between levels of insulin or triglycerides and serum concentrations of the atypical antipsychotics clozapine and olanzapine in patients on treatment with therapeutic doses},
  author={Kristina I Melkersson and M Dahl},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2003},
  volume={170},
  pages={157-166}
}
Recent results suggest that treatment with the atypical antipsychotics clozapine and olanzapine is associated with increased insulin and lipid levels. The aim of the present study was to investigate potential relationships between insulin or other hormones related to glucose–insulin homeostasis or lipids and steady-state serum concentrations of clozapine or olanzapine in patients on therapeutic doses. Thirty-four patients, diagnosed with schizophrenia or related psychoses according to the DSM… CONTINUE READING
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