antipsychotic drugs


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antipsychotic drugs

Used to calm patients who are psychologically disturbed.
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In one representative example from her research, an analysis of laboratory claims data for 18,876 commercially insured adults initiating atypical antipsychotic drugs found that 23% and 8% received baseline glucose testing and lipid testing, respectively.
Supreme Court last month for the first time in more than 10 years--and for the first time since atypical antipsychotic drugs came into wide use.
In these three studies, results didn't seem influenced by whether the people with schizophrenia were male or female and had or hadn't used antipsychotic drugs.
In the population-based study, the authors used national registers in Finland to compare the cause-specific mortality in some 67,000 patients versus the total population between 1996 and 2006, and to link these data with use of antipsychotic drugs.
There rate of sudden cardiac death was twice as high among current users of conventional antipsychotic drugs as it was among nonusers (incidence-rate ratio, 1.
However, babies exposed to lithium--a treatment for manic depression--or to antipsychotic drugs require monitoring for potentially serious physical responses, Burt's team says.
Soon to be released by the American Diabetes Association, the kit will include a letter from the American Diabetes Association Program Planning Committee; CD-ROMs that include an archived Web cast and professional and patient education tools; and a wall chart with the consensus on antipsychotic Drugs and Obesity and Diabetes Monitoring Protocol, a long-term monitoring protocol for patients taking second-generation antipsychotics.
Researchers are increasingly exploring ways to combine psychological and social approaches with antipsychotic drugs, especially in the early stages of the disorder.
an artificial intelligence company in Boyds, and the Lieber Institute for Brain Development, a Baltimore nonprofit medical research institute, are collaboratingon an initiative to better prescribe antipsychotic drugs.
Antipsychotic drugs can cause death, can cause heart palpitations, heart issues with people," McGinnis said, adding that "There is always something new.