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Incresed Mortalilty In Elderly Patients With Dementia-Related Psychosis an Suicidal Thoughts & Behaviors

Increased Mortality in Elderly Patients with Dementia-Related Psychosis

  • Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. CAPLYTA is not approved for the treatment of patients with dementia-related psychosis.

Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors

  • Antidepressants increased the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in pediatric and young adults in short- term studies. Closely monitor all antidepressant-treated patients for clinical worsening, and for emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors¬†[see Warnings and Precautions.¬†The safety and effectiveness of CAPLYTA have not been established in pediatric patients.

Patient Counseling Information

Medication Guides

Patient Medication Guide - CAPLYTA

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Updated January 2022