The art and science of switching antipsychotic medications, part 2.

Peter J. Weiden, Alexander L. Miller, Tim J. Lambert, Peter F. Buckley

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Abstract

In the presentation "Switching and Metabolic Syndrome," Weiden summarizes reasons to switch antipsychotics, highlighting weight gain and other metabolic adverse events as recent treatment targets. In "Texas Medication Algorithm Project (TMAP)," Miller reviews the TMAP study design, discusses results related to the algorithm versus treatment as usual, and concludes with the implications of the study. Lambert's presentation, "Dosing and Titration Strategies to Optimize Patient Outcome When Switching Antipsychotic Therapy," reviews the decision-making process when switching patients' medication, addresses dosing and titration strategies to effectively transition between medications, and examines other factors to consider when switching pharmacotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e02
JournalThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
Volume68
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2007

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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    Weiden, P. J., Miller, A. L., Lambert, T. J., & Buckley, P. F. (2007). The art and science of switching antipsychotic medications, part 2. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 68(1), e02.