Specific Antipsychotics Linked to Increased Pneumonia Risk

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TOPLINE: High-dose antipsychotics, particularly quetiapine, clozapine, and olanzapine, are linked to increased pneumonia risk in patients with schizophrenia, new data showed. Monotherapy with high anticholinergic burden also raises pneumonia risk. METHODOLOGY: Using several nationwide data registers, investigators pulled data on individuals who received inpatient care for schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder (n = 61,889) between 1972 […]

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Publish date : 2024-07-05 10:21:03

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