Tamoxifen — a drug commonly used for breast cancer — shows potential as a treatment for episodes of mania in patients with bipolar disorder, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in Journal of Psychopharmacology.
Other than lithium, all FDA-approved bipolar disorder treatments were first developed for other indications, according to Jorge Palacios, MD, PhD, from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, and colleagues.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals
Search Healio's robust listing of national and international medical meetings.
Tell us what you think about Healio.com »
Get the latest news and education delivered to your inbox
©2019 Healio All Rights Reserved.