Sumary of Veterans’ treatment discontinuation differs by type of antipsychotic:
- July 20, 2021 2 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Weiser reports receiving advisory board, speaker’s and/or consultant fees from and owning stock in Acadia, Dexcel, Janssen, Lundbeck, Minerva, Pfizer, Roche and Teva.
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- Veterans treated with clozapine, two of the long-acting injectable second-generation antipsychotics and antipsychotic polypharmacy maintained the same antipsychotic therapy for a longer duration vs.
- Weiser and colleagues speculated about the reason that those who received antipsychotic polypharmacy experienced longer episodes of continuous therapy and lower rates of treatment discontinuation but not of psychiatric hospitalization compared with those who received oral olanzapine.