Polypharmacy in Schizophrenia
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 18, Number 2, February 2020
Jason Mallo, DO.
Dr. Mallo has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Polypharmacy is often practiced in schizophrenia, but you have to look hard to find any evidence that it helps. These two large-scale studies lend some empiric support to the practice, but also give us insights into how it could go wrong.