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Metabolic abnormalities associated with atypical antipsychotics: a case report and alert.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17381036     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of a 29-year-old man with schizoaffective disorder in which diabetes mellitus and hypertriglyceridemia developed with quetiapine (Seroquels). We reviewed the literature on the relationship between antipsychotic therapy and development of metabolic disorders and found serious concerns. This case demonstrates the importance of a careful monitoring of glucose and other metabolic parameters in patients receiving atypical antipsychotics.
Teruo Yamauchi; Alan Tice
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hawaii medical journal     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0017-8594     ISO Abbreviation:  Hawaii Med J     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-26     Completed Date:  2007-04-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984209R     Medline TA:  Hawaii Med J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  12-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Antipsychotic Agents / adverse effects*
Diabetes Mellitus / chemically induced*
Dibenzothiazepines / adverse effects*
Hypertriglyceridemia / chemically induced*
Psychotic Disorders / drug therapy
Risk Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antipsychotic Agents; 0/Dibenzothiazepines; 0/quetiapine

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