The Expiration Date for Antipsychotic Benefits
After an acute manic episode, bipolar patients are often kept on antipsychotic medications to prevent future episodes. But the potential risks of this practice may outweigh the benefits.
Antipsychotic Drugs May Cause Metabolic Problems
Antipsychotic drugs are among the most prescribed drugs in the U.S. Almost all of these drugs are known to possibly cause obesity and diabetes, and, until recently, nobody knew why.