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|Title:||New for old? Risperidone long-acting injection in older patients||Authors:||Hudson-Jessop, P.
|Issue Date:||2007||Source:||Dec 15, (6), 2007, p. 461-464||Pages:||461-464||Journal:||Australasian Psychiatry||Abstract:||Objective: To describe six older patients who were treated with risperidane long-acting injection, and to discuss the role of this medication in a psychogeriatric setting. Method: Case series. Results: Of the six patients trialled on risperidone long-acting injection, two remain on this treatment. or the other four, three required a change or treatment due to a combination of adverse side-effects and non-response, and one due to adverse side-effects alone. Conclusions: Risperidone long-acting injection may have a role to play in the management of older patients with psychotic disorders but further research is required.||DOI:||10.1080/10398560701616262||Resources:||Type:||Article|
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