Atypical antipsychotics and sudden cardiac death: medical media coverage

This is a compilation of the media impact of the recent paper published in the NEJM: Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death. Atypical antipsychotics (Second generation antipsychotics) include: Clozapine (Clozaril),Olanzapine (Zyprexa),Risperidone (Risperdal), Quetiapine (Seroquel), Ziprasidone (Geodon), Amisulpride (Solian), Paliperidone (Invega) Physician’s First Watch Antipsychotics Increase Risks for Sudden Cardiac Death

Paliperidone (Invega) manufacturer withdraws application for its use in bipolar disorder

Reproduction of EMEA’s press release about the Janssen-Cilag International¬† application withdrawal for an extension of indication for Invega (paliperidone): PRESS RELEASE Janssen-Cilag International N.V. withdraws its application for an extension of indication for Invega (paliperidone) The European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has been formally notified by Janssen-Cilag International N.V. of its decision to withdraw its application […]