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November 2nd, 2009

Podcast 63: A conversation about the adverse cardiometabolic effects of second-generation antipsychotic drugs in young patients with Christoph Correll

There are consequences of even short-term use of some drugs. Take the second-generation antipsychotics. A 3-month course can cause weight gain of almost 20 pounds in young people, according to a JAMA study. We interview Dr. Christoph Correll about the implications. To reach Clinical Conversations, you can call 1-617-440-4374 or email me at jelia@jwatch.org. This […]


January 18th, 2009

Podcast 26: Dr. Wayne A. Ray talks about the dangers of sudden cardiac death from antipsychotic drugs

NEJM published a paper this week detailing the risks of sudden cardiac death in those taking both typical and atypical antipsychotic drugs. We talk with the paper’s first author Dr. Wayne A. Ray of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. If you would like to comment or offer an idea for a future podcast, please call […]


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