Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 18th, 2006
"Atypical antipsychotics, such as olanzapine, have been associated with clinically significant weight gain. Changes to the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis may partially mediate this weight increase," investigators in the United States report.
K.L. Beebe and colleagues working with Concept Therapeutic explained, "Two experiments were conducted to test the effects of mifepristone on both mitigating and preventing olanzapine-induced weight gain. In the first experiment, adult female Sprague-Dawley rats gained significantly more...
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