Risperidone and liver function tests in children and adolescents: A short-term prospective study


Erdogan A., Atasoy N., AKKURT H., Ozturk D., Karaahmet E., Yalug I., ...More

PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, vol.32, no.3, pp.849-857, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2007.12.032
  • Title of Journal : PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.849-857

Abstract

Objective: Revealing of unknown adverse effects of atypical antipsychotics on pediatric population may take a long period of time. The purpose of this prospective study is to document changes in the liver function tests (LFTs) associated with risperidone usage in a group of children and adolescents.