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Psychotropic drugs — particularly certain classes of antidepressants and antipsychotics — and corticosteroids (often prescribed for inflammatory diseases) can lead to substantial weight gain.
Diuretics tend to dehydrate people; anticholinergics and antipsychotics reduce sweating and inhibit heat dissipation.
Antipsychotics such as Seroquel (quetiapine) and Zyprexa (olanzapine) also have high incidence of sedation, Morgan said.
Black and Hispanic patients were more likely to receive other ineffective services as well, including antipsychotics for those with dementia, imaging for an enlarged prostate and bone-density testing.
Currently, doctors and psychologists treat the symptoms with several medications, including antidepressants and antipsychotics.
Adi Aran, the pediatric neurologist leading the study, said nearly all the participants previously took antipsychotics and nearly half responded negatively.
Shankar’s group offered to help other agencies with similar tweaks, to facilitate microloans to farmers, or to reduce the overprescribing of antipsychotics and other drugs by Medicare providers.
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medical Definition of antipsychotic
- antipsychotic drugs
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