Vol. 27 (6) 2006 Neuro endocrinology letters

Low-dose risperidone augmentation of antidepressants or anxiolytics is associated with hyperprolactinemia.

OBJECTIVE: Risperidone in antipsychotic doses induces hyperprolactinemia. The aim of this study was to verify whether the same is true for low doses of risperidone (0.5-2 mg per day) added to antidepressants or anxiolytics.

METHODS: Prolactin levels were measured in 4 men (mean age 49.5+/-19.1 years) and 8 women .....