TITLE

Antipsychotic Polypharmacy in Schizophrenia

PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
CNS Drugs;2011, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p383
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on use of antipsychotic polypharmacy, which is prescription of more than one antipsychotic drug in treatment of schizophrenia. It states that increased risk of this include dose-related problems like extrapyramidal effects. It highlights that there is some evidence which reveals that it can lead to neurocognitive deficits. It highlights that this is used to have greater therapeutic potential by optimization of activity across various receptors.
ACCESSION #
66359121

 

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