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2012-11-28 11:18:28

In older adults, antipsychotic drugs are commonly prescribed off-label for a number of disorders outside of their Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved indications – schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

2012-08-13 22:05:26

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine may have discovered why certain drugs to treat schizophrenia are ineffective in some patients.

2011-09-27 18:07:21

Medical evidence suggests that psychiatric drugs known as atypical antipsychotics are effective in reducing symptoms for some off-label conditions, but not others.

2011-04-11 07:00:00

TITUSVILLE, N.J., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on April 6 approved INVEGA® (paliperidone) extended-release tablets for the treatment of schizophrenia in adolescents 12 to 17 years of age.

2011-04-04 15:46:00

BEERSE, Belgium, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen EMEA -- New data from an independent prospective study presented last week at the 19th European Congress of Psychiatry (EPA 2011) shows treatment with Risperdal® Consta® (risperidone long-acting injection (RLAI)) is associated with a lower risk of hospitalisation in patients with schizophrenia compared to treatment with other antipsychotics over a 12-month period.

2011-03-28 21:44:44

Conventional antipsychotics, antidepressants and benzodiazepines often administered to nursing home residents are no safer than atypical antipsychotics and may carry increased risks.

2011-02-07 21:50:30

A warning issued by the Food and Drug Administration regarding the use of atypical antipsychotics for the treatment of dementia was associated with a significant decline in the use of these medications for treating dementia symptoms in elderly patients.


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