Korean J Psychopharmacol.  2015 Apr;26(2):58-60. 10.0000/kjp.2015.26.2.58.

Different Responses of Aripiprazole Combination Treatment in Antipsychotics-Induced Hyperprolactinemia: 2 Cases

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry, Inha University School of Medicine, Inha University Hospital, Incheon, Korea. kce320@inha.ac.kr

Abstract

Hyperprolactinemia is a well-known neuroendocrine side effect to antipsychotic agent. Combined treatment of aripiprazole is recognized as an effective solution against hyperprolactinemia caused by antipsychotic agent. We report 2 progressive clinical cases where both are treated with combined use of aripiprazole which has a unique mechanism of action to resolve olanzapine and amisulpride-induced hyperprolactinemia.

Keyword

Aripiprazole combination therapy; Hyperprolactinemia; Olanzapine; Amisulpride

MeSH Terms

Hyperprolactinemia*
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