antipsychotics

antipsychotics

Study Links Schizophrenia Medicines’ Anticholinergic Impact to Risk of Cognitive Impairment
An important study led by BBRF grantees has closely examined a commonplace pharmacologic property of many antipsychotic and other medications... Read More
Combining the Antipsychotic Olanzapine with an Opioid-Receptor Blocker Significantly Limited Weight-Gain Risk in Schizophrenia Patients
A clinical trial involving over 500 adults diagnosed with schizophrenia has found that by adding the drug samidorphan to the... Read More
Drugs Targeting the Glutamate System Warrant Continued Development for Schizophrenia, Study Finds
In the continuing effort to develop new medicines to treat schizophrenia , a team led by BBRF Scientific Council member... Read More
Study Finds Changes in the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder Over 20 Years
A study covering the 20 years between 1997 and 2016 shows that substantial changes have occurred in the way doctors... Read More
A Medicine That Treats Mania Also Shows Effectiveness in Treating Depression in Bipolar Disorder
Cariprazine, a medicine approved by the FDA in 2015 for the treatment of manic episodes in bipolar I disorder ,... Read More