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ea0031p17 | Bone | SFEBES2013

Risperidone associated changes in prolactin and bone mineral density: a study from South India

Paul Thomas , Ravan Jayaprakash Russell , Thomas Naveen , Thomas Nihal , Samuel Prasanna , Braganza Deepa

Background: Risperidone is a widely used antipsychotic, known to cause secondary hyperprolactinaemia. Hyperprolactinaemia is associated with erectile dysfunction, amenorrhea and reduced bone mineral density (BMD). However, there is insufficient information about the extent, severity and association between these side effects, particularly among the south Indian population.Aim and objectives: To estimate the prevalence of erectile dysfunction and amenorrh...