Doctors say a new injectable drug for schizophrenia has bigger long-run advantages despite it being expensive. Photo: SCMP
Doctors say a new injectable drug for schizophrenia has bigger long-run advantages despite it being expensive. Photo: SCMP

New drug for schizophrenia ‘can save Hong Kong government HK$398 million in medical costs’

Psychiatrists say hospitals should be prescribing more expensive treatment as it reduces the risks of relapses and works out cheaper in long run

Doctors say a new injectable drug for schizophrenia has bigger long-run advantages despite it being expensive. Photo: SCMP
Doctors say a new injectable drug for schizophrenia has bigger long-run advantages despite it being expensive. Photo: SCMP
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