antipsychotic


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In a poster presentation titled "Pimavanserin, a 5-HT2A Receptor Inverse Agonist, Improves Antipsychotic Efficacy and Cognitive Properties of Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs," ACADIA researchers present data showing pimavanserin improves the activity of a number of the most commonly used atypical antipsychotic agents in animal models predictive of antipsychotic efficacy.
3 million youth ages 10 to 18 with a mental health diagnosis from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, must be interpreted in the context of emerging evidence that Medicaid-enrolled children are far more likely than privately insured children to be prescribed antipsychotic medications.
In seven of the nine studies included in the review, people with dementia who had been treated with antipsychotic medications over a long period of time did not experience a deterioration of their behavior when the medications were withdrawn.
In addition, with a sample of only 12 infants exposed to multiple atypical antipsychotics (aripiprazole, olanza-pine, quetiapine, risperidone, or ziprasidone), 9 exposed to the typical antipsychotic haloperidol, and 1 exposed to both haloperidol and ziprasidone, the results are not conclusive and must be interpreted cautiously.
The findings show that early non-response to antipsychotic medication, as early
This term has since been uncritically applied to any antipsychotic marketed in the last decade, despite their striking chemical, pharmacological and clinical heterogeneity.
A possible major side effect of antipsychotic therapy is tardive dyskinesia (TD), a neurologic syndrome caused by the long-term use of neuroleptic drugs such as antipsychotics.
There also remains the question of whether antipsychotic medications can really make anyone sane enough to face trial--not to mention the ethics of forcibly changing the mental state of the accused with mind-altering drugs.
The addition of an atypical antipsychotic can control the psychosis without altering the anti-Parkinson's medication, thus preserving the patient's motor function.
Mintz, Mintz, Hwang, and Uijtdehaage (1997) reviewed the relationship between antipsychotic medications and vocational functioning in five randomized double-blind clinical drug trials, concluding that traditional antipsychotics do not negatively impact vocational functioning.
The large majority of people with schizophrenia show substantial improvement when treated with antipsychotic drugs.
Two psychiatrists declared that Sell needed antipsychotic medicine in order to become competent.
They were then randomly assigned to flexibly dosed therapy with either an oral antipsychotic agent or injectable paliperidone palmitate.
DENVER--Both second- and first-generation antipsychotic agents proved to be independently associated with greater than threefold increased risks of sudden cardiac death, according to results from a large, population-based study.