n African Journal of Psychiatry - Effectiveness of antipsychotic drugs in first-episode schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder : product news

Volume 11, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1994-8220



In their discussion the authors also refer to the CATIE trial which had consistent results with the EUFEST trial when insufficient efficacy was the reason for discontinuation, and time to discontinuation was longer in the olanzapine group than in the perphenazine and quetiapine groups. The EUFEST trial also noted that olanzapine showed a longer time to discontinuation than did ziprasidone, which was different from what was reported in CATIE.

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