Metabolic side effects of antipsychotic medications: Clinical laboratory implications

Thomas E. Hansen, Kristen Snyder, Erik Messamore, William F. Hoffman

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    Abstract

    Atypical antipsychotic medications can cause weight gain, hyperglycemia, dyslipidemia, and hyperprolactinemia. Clinical laboratories should expect that with increasing prescription of these medications, monitoring of fasting blood sugar, hemoglobin A 1 c, and blood lipid levels should also increase.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)625-627
    Number of pages3
    JournalLaboratory Medicine
    Volume35
    Issue number10
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Oct 2004

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Clinical Biochemistry
    • Biochemistry, medical

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