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Letter to the Editor

Reversal of Antipsychotic-Induced Hyperprolactinemia, Weight Gain, and Dyslipidemia by Aripiprazole: A Case Report

Shih-Ku Lin, MD, and Chih-Ken Chen, MD, PhD

Published: August 15, 2006

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Sir: The association between antipsychotics and increased risks of hyperprolactinemia,1 weight gain,2 and dyslipidemia3 is well recognized. Recently, Wahl and Ostroff4 reported a case of successful treatment of symptomatic hyperprolactinemia using aripiprazole. This report presents a case of reversed risperidone-induced hyperprolactinemia, weight gain, and dyslipidemia by aripiprazole before discontinuation of risperidone.’ ‹’ ‹

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Volume: 67

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