by Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment in Ottawa .
Written in English
|Series||Technology report (Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment) -- issue 16|
|Contributions||Shukla, Vijay K., McAuley, Laura, Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 33 p.|
|Number of Pages||33|
To assess the efficacy of novel antipsychotic drugs (olanzapine, risperidone, quetiapine and clozapine), both as monotherapy and as add-on therapy, . Novel antipsychotics act, to varying degrees, on a variety of dopamine, serotonin (5HT), glutamate and other receptors. The antagonism of 5HT 2A receptors is common among these drugs, and blockade of this subtype is seen with other antidepressant agents such as mirtazapine (Remeron) and nefazodone (Serzone).Author: Richard C. Shelton. Antipsychotics are a class of psychiatric medication primarily used to manage psychosis (including delusions, hallucinations, paranoia or disordered thought), principally for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and are increasingly being used in the management of non-psychotic disorders (ATC code N05A). First-generation antipsychotics, known as typical antipsychotics, neuroleptics or major Author: Elisabeth Dowling Root, Xiaoning He, Stephanie A. Flowers, Martin A. Katzman, Tsuruhei Sukegawa, Pei. Available evidence suggests the novel antipsychotic olanzapine improves the treatment of acute mania in patients with bipolar disorder, as compared to placebo. No clear advantage is seen in a small trial (n=30) where olanzapine was compared with lithium.
Cognitive Functioning in Euthymic Bipolar Patients on Monotherapy with Novel Antipsychotics or Mood Stabilizers Article (PDF Available) in Noropsikiyatri Arsivi 54(3) October with. Lurasidone is a novel antipsychotic agent approved for the treatment of schizophrenia in a number of countries including the UK, and is also approved in the USA and Canada for the treatment of major depressive episodes associated with bipolar I disorder as either a monotherapy or adjunctive therapy with lithium or by: 9. Antipsychotics New Product in Class: Vraylar (cariprazine) • Treatment of schizophrenia and the acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder • Black box warning for increased mortality in elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis • Warnings include neuroleptic malignant syndrome, tardive dyskinesia. The book gives an open, honest account of what it is like to care for a family member with bipolar disorder. The author Jean Johnston recounts how she dealt with the diagnosis, treatment, and.
Mood Stabilizers and Novel Antipsychotics in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: Page 2 of 3 Preston and colleagues 53 investigated the frequency of comorbid BPD in 35 patients with bipolar disorder who had previously participated in 2 open-label trials with lamotrigine, in order to evaluate the effects of this drug on BPD Cited by: 2. YA Bipolar Disorder Fiction Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Conservative treatment of a depressive episode in a patient with bipolar disorder would be to initiate the use of a mood stabilizer if the patient is not taking one or to increase the dose or add. Aripiprazole is the first dopamine partial-agonist approved in the US for clinical use in adult patients with schizophrenia, although other dopamine partial-agonsists (e.g., bromocriptine [Parlodel] and pramipexole [Mirapex]) have been used to treat Parkinson’s disease for many years.