TABLE 1 Antipsychotic agents
and recommended dosages (5,8) Drug Dosage (mg/d) First-generation antipsychotics Chlorpromazine 300-1000 Haloperidol 5-20 Perphenazine 16-64 Second-generation antipsychotics Aripiprazole 10-30 Asenapine 5 Clozapine 150-600 Lurasidone 40-160 Olanzapine 10-30 Paliperidone 3-12 Quetiapine 300-800 Risperidone 2-8 Ziprasidone 120-200 TABLE 2 Long-acting injectable antipsychotics (21) Generic name Dose (mg) Frequency (weeks) Risperidone 25-50 Q 2 Paliperidone palmitate 34-234 Q 4 273-819 Q 12 Olanzapine pamoate 150-405 Q 2-4 Aripiprazole 300-400 Q 4 441-882 Q 4 Haloperidol decanoate 50-200 Q 4 Fluphenazine decanoate 12.
He was lead author of a recent Spanish multidisciplinary consensus report on iatrogenic hyperprolactinemia secondary to antipsychotic agents
The structured questionnaire addressed various issues involved in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia, including the psychiatrists' reasons for selecting certain antipsychotics, level of satisfaction with commonly prescribed antipsychotics, and current use of specific antipsychotic agents
in their clinical practice.
We did not look at the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its various antipsychotic agents
due to small sample size and short duration of the study.
for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders in Patients with and Without Comorbid Psychosis.
Second-generation, or "atypical," antipsychotic agents
such as risperidone (Risperdal) and olanzapine (Zyprexa) were being used by 6.
Although the mechanism by which antipsychotic agents
might increase the risk of death in the elderly is unknown, "a growing body of evidence suggests that antipsychotics increase mortality risk in both elderly dementia and non-dementia populations," the investigators wrote.
16) Treatment-resistant patients are those who fail to respond to trials of two typical antipsychotics, or in this age of newer atypical antipsychotic agents
who fail to experience a substantial reduction in psychopathology with at least three different antipsychotic agents
It is not clear how these drugs contributed to pneumonia risk, but a likely cause is breathing problems resulting from adverse side effects from the antipsychotic agents
Doctors have a lot of antipsychotic agents
to choose from.
Diabetic ketoacidosis is one of a spectrum of metabolic disorders that have been linked to the use of atypical antipsychotic agents
Symptom domains of schizophrenia: the role of atypical antipsychotic agents
The remaining chapters address such topics as age-associated memory impairment, cognition in Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, cognitive deficits as a core feature of schizophrenia, cognition in depression and mania, linking pre-clinical and clinical approaches to therapy for cognitive dysfunction in neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders, modulation of n-methyl-d-aspartate receptor function as a novel approach for development of antipsychotic agents
, mechanisms of plasticity in molecular and cellular cognition, and functional imaging of cognition related brain circuitry in health and schizophrenia.
Tolerability and safety of 'atypical' antipsychotic agents
The introduction of second-generation antipsychotic agents
has led to an improvement in the treatment of patients with serious mental disorders.