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Medications for Psychosis

What is Psychosis: Psychosis is a loss of contact with reality, typically including delusions (false ideas about what is taking place or who one is) and hallucinations (seeing or hearing things which arenĀ“t there).

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The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Haldol Rx C N X 10 reviews
8.0

Generic name: haloperidol systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
haloperidol Rx C N X 29 reviews
6.0

Generic name: haloperidol systemic

Brand names:  Haldol, Haldol Decanoate

Drug class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
perphenazine Rx N N X 8 reviews
6.0

Generic name: perphenazine systemic

Brand name:  Trilafon

Drug class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Thorazine Rx N N X 2 reviews
4.0

Generic name: chlorpromazine systemic

Drug class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Prolixin Rx N N X 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: fluphenazine systemic

Drug class: phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
fluphenazine Rx N N X 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: fluphenazine systemic

Brand names:  Prolixin, Prolixin Decanoate, Permitil

Drug class: phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Navane Rx N N X 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: thiothixene systemic

Drug class: thioxanthenes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Trilafon Rx N N X 4 reviews
5.0

Generic name: perphenazine systemic

Drug class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
chlorpromazine Rx N N X 3 reviews
5.0

Generic name: chlorpromazine systemic

Brand name:  Thorazine

Drug class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Fanapt Rx C N X 7 reviews
6.0

Generic name: iloperidone systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Haldol Decanoate Rx C N X 1 review
4.0

Generic name: haloperidol systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
thiothixene Rx N N X 4 reviews
9.0

Generic name: thiothixene systemic

Brand name:  Navane

Drug class: thioxanthenes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
prochlorperazine Rx/OTC N N X Add review
3.0

Generic name: prochlorperazine systemic

Brand name:  Compro

Drug class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Prolixin Decanoate Rx N N X Add review Add

Generic name: fluphenazine systemic

Drug class: phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Compro Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: prochlorperazine systemic

Drug class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Permitil Rx N N X Add review Add

Generic name: fluphenazine systemic

Drug class: phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
iloperidone Rx C N X 7 reviews
6.0

Generic name: iloperidone systemic

Brand name:  Fanapt

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pentothal Rx C 3 X Add review Add

Generic name: thiopental systemic

Drug class: general anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
thiopental Rx C 3 X Add review Add

Generic name: thiopental systemic

Brand name:  Pentothal

Drug class: general anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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