Effectiveness and Cost of Olanzapine and Haloperidol in the Treatment of Schizophrenia: A Randomized Controlled Trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antipsychotic Agents
  • Haloperidol
  • Pirenzepine
  • Schizophrenia

abstract

  • Olanzapine does not demonstrate advantages compared with haloperidol (in combination with prophylactic benztropine) in compliance, symptoms, extrapyramidal symptoms, or overall quality of life, and its benefits in reducing akathisia and improving cognition must be balanced with the problems of weight gain and higher cost.

publication date

  • November 26, 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jama.290.20.2693

PubMed ID

  • 14645311

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2693

end page

  • 702

volume

  • 290

number

  • 20