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Re: What is the Safest Anti-psychotic Drug?

Posted by SLS on October 16, 2003, at 10:19:23

In reply to What is the Safest Anti-psychotic Drug?, posted by Elle2021 on October 16, 2003, at 5:11:07

> I have recently started taking Geodon. I read that in 50% of patients it causes Diabetes. I quit taking it because of this fact. Can anyone tell me what they believe the safest anti-psychotic drug is?


The two drugs that are most implicated with diabetes are Clozaril (clozapine) and Zyprexa (olanzapine). I didn't think Geodon (aripiprazole) had any potential to induce diabetes. If it does, I would expect it to be very small. Quetiapine (Seroquel) is considered to be the safest with respect to EPS and tardive dyskinesia.

- Scott




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