n African Journal of Psychiatry - Patients preference of olanzapine orodispersible tablet compared with olanzapine conventional oral tablet : product news

Volume 13, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1994-8220



Patient preference can have long-term implications in terms of patient's motivation and insight into their disease state and treatment necessities and this might have a direct impact on compliance and treatment adherence. Studies investigating patient preference can be used to support studies with traditional efficacy measures when drug compliance is an important issue. Poor adherence to antipsychotics is a major problem in long term treatment of schizophrenia, a relationship between poor adherence and relapse is well documented in the literature. One of the factors that may affect compliance is antipsychotic formulation.

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