Battle of the Bulge: Obesity and Antipsychotic-Induced Weight Gain
The Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 5 & 6, July 2021
Topics: Aripiprazole | Benzphetamine | Bupropion | Diabetes | Diethylpropion | Exercise | Insulin resistance | Liraglutide | Metabolic syndrome | Metformin | Naltrexone | olanzapine | Phendimetrazine | Phentermine | Samidorphan | Semaglutide | Side Effects | Topiramate | Waist circumference | Weight gain | Ziprasidone
Farah Khorassani, PharmD. Clinical Assistant
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, St. John’s University, Queens, NY.
Dr. Khorassani has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
With so many weight loss medications on the market, it’s hard to know which to choose. Dr. Khorassani tells us everything we need to know to about selecting and prescribing these agents. Also, she gives us additional tips for managing antipsychotic-induced weight gain.