This section covers the risks associated use of antipsychotics for special populations and also the use of antipsychotics in particular circumstances. The topics included are:
- Use in patients with dementia
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding
- Prolonged-release antipsychotic injections
- Antipsychotic injections for immediate effect
This learning module discusses noteworthy risks for antipsychotics. Summaries of product characteristics and the BNF should be consulted for a fuller account of the adverse effects and warnings for individual antipsychotics.