Weight Gain From Aripiprazole Same as Risperidone
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 8, November 2019
Pavan Madan, MD
Dr. Madan has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Weight gain is a common side effect of antipsychotic treatment in children and adolescents. Is one medication less problematic than another? This article reports on a comparison between risperidone and aripiprazole. The results might surprise you.