Treatment for amphetamine psychosis.

TitleTreatment for amphetamine psychosis.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsShoptaw, SJ, Kao U, Ling WW
JournalCochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Issue4
PaginationCD003026
Date Published2008
ISSN1469-493X
KeywordsAmphetamine-Related Disorders, Antipsychotic Agents, Benzodiazepines, Haloperidol, Humans, Psychoses, Substance-Induced
Abstract

Chronic amphetamine users may have experience of paranoia and hallucination. It has long been believed that dopamine antagonists, such as chlorpromazine, haloperidol, and thioridazine, are effective for the treatment of amphetamine psychosis.

DOI10.1111/j.1465-3362.2012.00423.x
Alternate JournalCochrane Database Syst Rev