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Antipsychotic-induced severe hypoglycemia

Hyperglycemia is more common in patients with antipsychotic treatment than in the general population. However, hypoglycemia is one of the idiosyncratic potentially life-threatening adverse effects of antipsychotics. While several cases of antipsychotic-induced hypoglycemia have been reported, the

Antipsychotic medications in pregnancy: Balancing the needs of mother and child

Consider Jenny, first diagnosed with schizophrenia in her 20’s. After years of suffering the severe symptoms of her illness along with medication side-effects, she was commenced on a new class of medications, “atypical antipsychotics”. She was finally