Otsuka and Lundbeck announced in November 2013 that the marketing authorization application (MAA) of the long-acting version of the antipsychotic drug
Abilify Maintena (aripiprazole) was approved by the European Commission (EC) as a monthly intramuscular injection dosage form drug to treat adult schizophrenia patients who take aripiprazole orally.
Treatment was linked with a significantly increased rate of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) at some time during follow-up for all eight antipsychotic drugs
studied in detail: haloperidol (Haldol).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has intensified its efforts to reduce inappropriate antipsychotic drug
are used to treat schizophrenia and related disorders, acting on the central nervous system to modify neuronal function.
A team of researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine set out to discover what epigenetic factors, or external factors that influence gene expression, are involved in this treatment-resistance to atypical antipsychotic drugs
, the standard of care for schizophrenia.
Atypical antipsychotic drugs
(AADs) are the preferred and most effective treatments currently available for schizophrenia.
Randomized controlled trial of effect on quality of life of second-vs first- generation antipsychotic drugs
in schizophrenia: Cost Utility of the Latest Antipsychotic Drugs
in Schizophrenia Study (CUTLASS 1).
The study was designed to experimentally test the independent effects of antipsychotic drugs
and of a psychosocial intervention they called "sociotherapy," as well as the interaction between the two.
The management of NMS should include: 1) immediate discontinuation of antipsychotic drugs
and other drugs not essential to concurrent therapy; 2) intensive symptomatic treatment and medical monitoring; and 3) treatment of any concomitant serious medical problems for which specific treatments are available.
Metabolic Changes : Atypical antipsychotic drugs
have been associated with metabolic changes that may increase cardiovascular/cerebrovascular risk.
0002), and those on a second-generation antipsychotic drug
had a 3.
The antipsychotic drug
, called haloperidol and also known as serenace, is designed to treat hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia or other mental illnesses.
A team of researchers led by Dr Clive Ballard of London's Institute of Psychiatry found that the brain functions of patients given the antipsychotic drug
declined much faster than when they were given a placebo.
Nasdaq: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company utilizing innovative science to fuel drug discovery and clinical development of novel treatments for central nervous system disorders, today reported results from a clinical study that assessed the ability of ACP-103, ACADIA's proprietary 5-HT2A inverse agonist, to reduce the side effects associated with antipsychotic drug
treatment with haloperidol.
RAP #17 (Psychotropic Drug Use) is triggered because Jon's MDS indicates an antipsychotic drug
(04a = 1-7) and motor agitation (H1c has been checked).