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Updates to Endocrine Education Cases Flashcards

February 14, 2023

Pituitary: Case 12 – Answer Rationale
Renee Amori, MD
Update date: January 17, 2023

It is incorrectly noted that atypical antipsychotic medications (particularly risperidone) can increase dopamine levels in some patients, thus leading to hyperprolactinemia. In fact, risperidone decreases dopamine levels, thus causing causes hyperprolactinemia.

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