The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

Medication Management of Antipsychotic-Induced Weight Gain in Children and Teens

July 25, 2022

Second-generation antipsychotics routinely breach the FDA’s level of concern of >7% body weight gain. This article examines the efficacy and safety of using off-label medications, such as metformin, to manage this side effect.

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Published On: 07/25/2022

Duration: 13 minutes, 19 seconds

Referenced Article:Eating Disorders in Children and AdolescentsThe Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, July/August/September 2022

Joshua Feder, MD, and Mara Goverman, LCSW, have disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity