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  • Hefty Side Effect For Kids On Antipsychotics
    By on October 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    A new study is likely to add to the furious debate over the rapid rise in the prescription of heavy-duty antipsychotic drugs to children. It found that kids’ weight balloons by 10 to 19 pounds in just the first three months on the drugs, often leading to worrisome elevations of cholesterol, triglycerides and other metabolic parameters.