Condition Center: Zyprexa

Asenapine for Bipolar Disorder?

Mixed episodes in bipolar disorder occur when a person has symptoms of both mania and depression at the same time. Few treatments have been designed ...

Antipsychotics Safety for Seniors

Antipsychotic drugs are used to treat psychotic symptoms that show up in many disorders. But are these drugs effective for older adults?

Antipsychotics for Anorexia?

Antipsychotic medications are sometimes added to the treatment of people with anorexia because it is thought that they might improve symptoms and bod...

Antipsychotics and Suicidal Behavior

Bipolar disorder is sometimes treated with antipsychotic medications. First and second generation antipsychotics have different side effects, but ...

Mental Health Meds During Pregnancy

Taking medications during pregnancy is an important decision for a woman. It requires a risk-benefit analysis regarding the value of the drug for ...

Mental Illness Drugs and Pregnancy

Approximately two-thirds of all women with a history of mental illness give birth, and it can be tough to figure out which medications should or shou...

Bipolar Treatment can get Heavy

Mental health concerns are so deeply personal and so immediately urgent that it can be difficult to give consideration to long-term risks of parti...