Tag: "risperidone" at medical news
Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored
... reduction in this circuitry with long-term use of risperidone
or Risperdal. "What we are finding in this study is that risperidone
actually decreases alpha 7 nicotinic receptors in the hippocampus and cortex, big areas for memory,"...
Cognitive function and compliance with Seroquel examined in separate studies in schizophrenia
...dy that examined the effectiveness of SEROQUEL and risperidone
in improving cognitive function, such as memory an...iatric Association (APA), showed that SEROQUEL and risperidone
improved overall cognitive function and social skills performance in this patient population. 1 I...
New Seroquel data show significant improvement in compliance and cognition in schizophrenia
...as significantly (P<0.05) greater than that of risperidone
(6% greater) and olanzapine (4% greater). These a...ng compared the cognitive benefits of SEROQUEL and risperidone
in patients with schizophrenia, demonstrating improvements in cognitive function among Seroquel-trea...
New Seroquel data support benefits in bipolar disorder
...typicals, which was significantly greater than for risperidone
or olanzapine Daily dose was negatively associate...nce for all agents except SEROQUEL (P<0.05 for risperidone
and the conventional agents), which had a positive, but non-significant association (P=0.074). "Th...
NIMH study finds antipsychotic Risperidone safe, effective as intermediate term treatment for autism
... respond favorably to the antipsychotic medication risperidone
for up to six months. Published in the July editi... cases. Atypical antipsychotic medications such as risperidone
are of interest to doctors who treat children with autism because studies show the newer medications...
Polypharmacy in children on the rise in the US
...disorder in children. "For example, aytpicals like risperidone
are sometimes used to symptomatically treat psychosis or aggression in children, but most of these medications don't have FDA approval for use on psychiatric symptoms in the pediatric age group," says co-author Henrietta Leonard, MD, a child psychiat...
Atypical antipsychotic drugs for dementia may be associated with small increased risk of death
...e [n = 3], olanzapine [n = 5], quetiapine [n = 3], risperidone
[n = 5]). A total of 3,353 patients were randomized to study drug and 1,757 were randomized to placebo. Outcomes were assessed using standard methods to calculate odds ratios (ORs) and risk differences based on patients randomized and relative risks ...
National study compares delivery methods of schizophrenia medicines
... usual treatment in this country or injections of risperidone
microspheres, an injectable version of a relatively new antipsychotic. With risperidone
microspheres, the medicine is placed in the same material used for biodegradable sutures so it can w...
USC-led study suggests little benefit from antipsychotics in Alzheimer's
...sychotic medications - olanzapine, quetiapine, and risperidone
- ranged from sedation, weight gain and confusion ...pine quit because of adverse events, as did 18% on risperidone
and 16% on quetiapine. Those on all three medications were significantly more likely to discontinue ...
Antipsychotic medications used to treat Alzheimer's patients found lacking
...ed to olanzapine (Zyprexa), quetiapine (Seroquel), risperidone
(Risperdal)--all newer antipsychotic medications--or to an inactive pill known as a placebo. Lead author Lon Schneider, M.D., of the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and colleagues judged each medication's overall benefits an...
New details in schizophrenia treatment trial emerge
...some extent olanzapine, may be more effective than risperidone
among patients who were originally taking, but had...an average of about seven months, and those taking risperidone
discontinued after an average of four months. Although the discontinuation results suggest that o...
Chemical maps hint at drug's effects on schizophrenia
... with the atypical antipsychotic drugs olanzapine, risperidone
or aripiprazole. Lipomics specializes in diagnostic discovery with an emphasis on lipid metabolism. Atypical antipsychotics, a newer group of prescription medications used to treat psychiatric conditions, have fewer side effects than the older antips...