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Outcome of patients after market withdrawal of thioridazine: a retrospective analysis in a nationwide cohort.

Authors
  • Purhonen, Maija
  • Koponen, Hannu
  • Tiihonen, Jari
  • Tanskanen, Antti
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2012
Volume
21
Issue
11
Pages
1227–1231
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/pds.3346
PMID: 22941581
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The market withdrawal of thioridazine predisposed many stable patients towards psychotic relapses. In order to minimize this kind of risk, an overall risk-benefit assessment and a clear-cut plan for the replacement of an antipsychotic should be established before market withdrawal.

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