TITLE

Olanzapine (Zyprexa): increased incidence of cerebrovascular events in dementia trials

AUTHOR(S)
Wooltorton, Eric
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/27/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 9, p1395
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Issues a warning about an increased incidence of cerebrovascular events involving antipsychotic drug olanzapine. Statistics on incidence rates in dementia trials; Relative risk of a cerebrovascular event among patients; Options that physicians should consider when prescribing antipsychotic medications.
ACCESSION #
12888274

 

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