Skip to main content

Combined use of amisulpride and clozapine for patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia

Buy Article:

$51.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

Objective:

 To report on a trial of adding amisulpride to clozapine. Methods:

 Description of six cases. Results:

 Six patients who had been on clozapine were commenced on amisulpride. All patients had had unwanted effects with clozapine, particularly sedation, hypersalivation, or weight gain. Five patients reported a high level of satisfaction with the regimen, having a reduction in the level of sedation and improvement in levels of motivation and energy, without recurrence of positive symptoms. Conclusion:

 The combined use of amisulpride and clozapine would appear to be an appropriate and beneficial treatment.

Keywords: amisulpride; clozapine; polypharmacy; treatment-resistant schizophrenia

Document Type: Case Report

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1039-8562.2003.02064.x

Publication date: 2004-03-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more