Adjunctive use of olanzapine in mood disorders: five case reports.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Olanzapine has emerged as an atypical antipsychotic with few side effects and potentially superior efficacy in the treatment of schizophrenia. To our knowledge there have been few published reports of olanzapine in the treatment of mood disorders. We report on the adjunctive use of this medication in three subjects with mania and two with depression. Response occurred rapidly and patients tolerated the medication. Olanzapine offers promise in the treatment of mood disorders.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Weisler, RH; Ahearn, EP; Davidson, JR; Wallace, CD

Published Date

  • December 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 259 - 262

PubMed ID

  • 9511951

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1040-1237

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1023/a:1022312612221


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States