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Letters to the Editor

Sleep Apnea Associated With Antipsychotic-Induced Obesity

Donna A. Wirshing, Joseph M. Pierre, and William C. Wirshing

Published: April 1, 2002

Article Abstract

Letter to the Editor

Sir: Weight gain and the development of obesity are known side effects of the novel antipsychotic drugs. We report 2 cases of obstructive sleep apnea that developed in the context of weight gain secondary to treatment with novel antipsychotic drugs.


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