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Weight gain associated with use of antipsychotics
An article recently published in the British Journal of Psychiatry highlights the importance of patients and caregivers understanding that antipsychotics such as aripiprazole (Abilify), olanzapine (Zyprexa), quetiapine (Seroquel), risperidone (Risperdal), and ziprasidone (Geodon) are associated with weight gain. Some medications, such as carbamazepine (Tegretol), that are sometimes used in combination with an antipsychotic medication can add to the weight gain. For more information, please visit: http://bjp.rcpsych.org/cgi/content/abstract/192/2/135
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Weight gain associated with use of antipsychotics
An article recently published in the British Journal of Psychiatry highlights the importance of patients and caregivers understanding that antipsychotics such as aripiprazole (Abilify), olanzapine (Zyprexa), quetiapine (Seroquel), risperidone (Risperdal), and ziprasidone (Geodon) are associated with weight gain. Some medications, such as carbamazepine (Tegretol), that are sometimes used in combination with an antipsychotic medication can add to the weight gain. For more information, please visit: http://bjp.rcpsych.org/cgi/content/abstract/192/2/135
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2008-08-14 Weight gain associated with use of antipsychotics Quetiapine MediGuard CRT
2008-08-14 Weight gain associated with use of antipsychotics Risperidone MediGuard CRT
2008-08-14 Weight gain associated with use of antipsychotics Ziprasidone MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Angioedema and ACE inhibitors Amlodipine Besylate with Benazepril MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Angioedema and ACE inhibitors Lexxel MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Angioedema and ACE inhibitors Trandolapril with Verapamil MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Use of alendronate (Fosamax) by women associated with an increased risk of an abnormal heart rhythm Alendronate MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Use of alendronate (Fosamax) by women associated with an increased risk of an abnormal heart rhythm Alendronate and Vitamin D MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks associated with celecoxib (Celebrex) Celecoxib MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increases risk for non-cancerous breast disease and stroke Estrogens Conjugated MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increases risk for non-cancerous breast disease and stroke Estrogens Conjugated with Medroxyprogesterone MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women Calcium Carbonate MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women Calcium Citrate MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women Calcium Ascorbate MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 NSAIDS (Motrin, Advil, Aleve) may reduce the ability of aspirin to prevent a second stroke. Ibuprofen MediGuard CRT
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