n African Journal of Psychiatry - SGAs and the metabolic syndrome : product news
|Article Title||SGAs and the metabolic syndrome : product news|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||African Journal of Psychiatry|
|Publication Date||Nov 2009|
Second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) are an effective treatment for patients with schizophrenia but there is substantial evidence that certain of these agents are associated with clinically significant weight gain, increased risk for insulin resistance, hyperglycemia and dyslipidemia compared with first-generation antipsychotics.
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