Efficacy of clozapine in a non-schizophrenic patient with psychogenic polydipsia and central pontine myelinolysis

M. C. Mauri, L. S. Volonteri, A. Fiorentini, M. Dieci, A. Righini, A. Vita

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Abstract

Clozapine is an atypical antipsychotic drug that has been demonstrated to be a highly effective treatment for polydipsia in schizophrenic patients. The authors report the first case of a non-schizophrenic patient affected by polydipsia and central pontine myelinolysis who was successfully treated with clozapine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-255
Number of pages3
JournalHuman Psychopharmacology
Volume17
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • Clozapine
  • Polydipsia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Neurology
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology(all)

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