13. Asenapine in Bipolar Disorder

  1. Hagop S. Akiskal3 and
  2. Mauricio Tohen4
  1. Roger S. McIntyre1,2

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470975114.ch13

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition

How to Cite

McIntyre, R. S. (2011) Asenapine in Bipolar Disorder, in Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition (eds H. S. Akiskal and M. Tohen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470975114.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    International Mood Center, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio, 7730 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, ON, Canada

  2. 2

    Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto M5T 2S8, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470747216

Online ISBN: 9780470975114

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Keywords:

  • Asenapine in Bipolar Disorder;
  • Pharmacology;
  • Human Pharmacokinetics;
  • Statistical Analysis;
  • Young Mania Rating Scale (YMRS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pharmacology

  • Human pharmacokinetics

  • Asenapine: Efficacy in bipolar mania and mixed states

  • Asenapine: Efficacy and tolerability during extension treatment

  • Summary and conclusion

  • References