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FDA to decide if adult antipsychotic drugs are safe for kids and teens

The FDA will decide this week if three powerful antipsychotic medications approved for adults — Zyprexa, Seroquel and Geodon — can be safely prescribed for children as young as 10 years old. David Barlow, professor of psychiatry and psychology, knows the controversial issues and the “enormous pressure,” facing the FDA. Contact David Barlow,Ph.D., 617-353-9610, dhbarlow@bu.edu