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Antipsychotic-induced weight gain - Pharmacogenetic studies

Abstract:

Drug-naive patients with schizophrenia often present metabolic abnormalities and obesity. Weight gain may be the side effect of treatment with many antipsychotic drugs. Genetic effects, besides many other factors, are known to influence obesity in patients with schizophrenia treated with antipsychotics. Numerous studies of several genes' polymorphisms have been performed. -759C/T polymorphism of 5HT2C gene attracted most attention. In 5 independent studies of this polymorphism the association...

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Journal:
Psychiatria Polska
Volume:
40
Issue:
5
Pages:
1009-1020
Publication date:
2006-01-01
ISSN:
0033-2674
Source identifiers:
355530
Language:
Polish
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Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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