Weight gain and improvement with quetiapine in bipolar I disorder - A case report


Ozcan M., Kaya B., Polat R.

PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, cilt.28, ss.413-415, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2003.11.001
  • Dergi Adı: PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.413-415

Özet

Observations made with quetiapine (QUET) in this case give clues for some aspects of its use for patients with bipolar disorder. Weight gain (11 kg; 16.6% increase in 21 weeks) and improvement in manic symptoms occurred after QUET add-on to lithium (Li). Patient's mood improved after QUET add-on without causing extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS), while QUET was discontinued due to weight gain. Shortterm QUET add-on to Li may help mood stabilization in bipolar I disorder. Weight changes must be observed carefully. (C) 2003 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.