TITLE

Metformin reversed weight gain from certain antipsychotic drugs

AUTHOR(S)
Kalvaitis, Katie; Levy, Philip
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Endocrine Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that researchers in Hunan, China, and San Diego, California, wrote in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" that to maintain a balanced weight for patients with schizophrenia is often challenging due to their poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, and long-time need for antipsychotic medication. The researchers recommended lifestyle intervention and metformin for patients taking antipsychotic medications.
ACCESSION #
31725052

 

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