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Antipsychotic Medications Cause Substantial Weight Gain in Children and Adolescents, According to Scientists at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Zucker Hillside Hospital
Date:10/27/2009

ric Neuroscience. "Our findings suggest increased caution in prescribing them to pediatric patients."

The scientists studied 272 young people who had been prescribed antipsychotic medicines for a range of serious behavioral, mood and psychosis-related problems. The patients were prescribed one of a number of second-generation antipsychotics and followed over the first 12 weeks to assess changes in weight, blood glucose and lipids. At around 11 weeks, the young patients had gained an average of 19 pounds on the antipsychotic, olanzapine; 13.5 pounds on quetiapine; 11.9 pounds on risperidone; and 9.9 pounds on aripiprazole. By comparison, 15 patients who refused participation in the study or were not compliant with taking the antipsychotics were used as a control group and their weight gain during the same study period was less than a half-pound.

The findings were published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

The scientists also identified substantial changes in triglycerides and cholesterol, and found that the weight gain alone did not seem to explain entirely the adverse metabolic effects that varied significantly across the individual medications. All of the findings, Dr. Correll said, "should be considered when choosing antipsychotics." SATIETY (Second-Generation Antipsychotic Treatment Indications, Effectiveness and Tolerability in Youth) is the largest cohort study of atypical antipsychotic treatment in children and adolescents treated with antipsychotics. It is also the largest study of its kind in children or adults who received antipsychotic treatment for the first time in their life. This is a key study feature because prior treatment can obscure the true cardiometabolic effects of medications. In the SATIETY study, the antipsychotic-naïve youths suffered from a range of problems, including psychosis (30.1 percent,) mood disorders (47.8 percent) and aggressive behavior (22.1
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