Olanzapine Treatment for Patients With Schizophrenia and Cocaine Abuse

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Letter to the Editor

Sir: Up to 50% of patients with schizophrenia are now recognized as having a comorbid substance abuse disorder. Typical antipsychotics have been used to treat them, with limited effectiveness. Some authors have even suggested that using haloperidol might lead to cocaine relapse.

J Clin Psychiatry 2002;63(12):1180-1181