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Am J Psychiatry. 1977 Mar;134(3):302-4.

Weight reduction in schizophrenics by molindone.

Abstract

The weight-reducing property of molindone, a recently introduced antipsychotic drug, was tested in 9 hospitalized chronic schizophrenic patients. There was an average weight loss of 7.6 kg after 3 months on molindone; most of the loss occurred during the first month. The mechanism producing this weight loss is uncertain, but a central anorexigenic effect may be an important factor.

PMID:
842709
DOI:
10.1176/ajp.134.3.302
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