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2010-01-04 16:21:16

Despite government warnings and professional recommendations about diabetes risks associated with second-generation antipsychotic drugs, fewer than one-third of Medicaid patients who are treated with these medications undergo tests of blood glucose or lipid levels.

2009-12-14 07:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ZYPREXA RELPREVV (olanzapine) For Extended Release Injectable Suspension for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today.

2009-12-04 15:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved Zyprexa® (olanzapine) in tablet form as an option for the treatment of schizophrenia and manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adolescents aged 13-17 years old.

2009-12-01 13:31:37

Overall, antipsychotic medications are reasonably effective, and fairly well tolerated treatments for mood and psychotic disorders.

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2009-10-29 12:41:05

A new study has shown that antipsychotic drugs may be linked to weight gain in kids.

2009-10-27 16:25:53

Many pediatric and adolescent patients who received second-generation antipsychotic medications experienced significant weight gain, along with varied adverse effects on cholesterol and triglyceride levels and other metabolic measures, according to a study in the October 28 issue of JAMA.


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