Study links antipsychotics to an increased risk of blood clots

09/23/2010 | WebMD

Patients who used antipsychotic medicines had a 30% higher risk of developing deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism compared with nonusers, according to a British study. The risk appeared greater for new users and those who were prescribed AstraZeneca's Seroquel and other atypical antipsychotics.

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