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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Davis, JM; Leucht, S 
Title:
Commentary on strategies for switching antipsychotics. 
Abstract:
Both the new generation of antipsychotics and the more traditional antipsychotic drugs produce an important and meaningful improvement in patients with schizophrenia, but most patients are neither cured nor free of symptoms. As a consequence, it is common to switch from one drug to another in the hope of obtaining a better response. All antipsychotic drugs produce some side effects, so switching can also be a tolerance issue. There are reports in the literature on the tactics of switching: abrup...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMC Med 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
Pages contribution:
18 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
r Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie