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Understanding Antipsychotic Medications and Metabolic Side Effects – Lecture

Understanding Antipsychotic Medications and Metabolic Side Effects – Lecture

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In this Healthed lecture, Prof Malcolm Hopwood explains that metabolic dysregulation is a potential side effect of antipsychotics. This includes changes in cholesterol, triglycerides, BSL and BMI. These changes can cause or exacerbate comorbidities. This is a complex area and predictors are poorly understood. Weight gain is a major problem for compliance. 

 




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