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Medications for Schizophrenia

Drugs associated with Schizophrenia

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

What is Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia is a serious brain disorder. It is a disease that makes it difficult for a person to tell the difference between real and unreal experiences, to think logically, to have normal emotional responses to others, and to behave normally in social situations.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Abilify Rx C N X 43 reviews
6.0

Generic name: aripiprazole systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Seroquel Rx C N X 14 reviews
6.0

Generic name: quetiapine systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Risperdal Rx C N X 15 reviews
6.0

Generic name: risperidone systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zyprexa Rx C N X 18 reviews
6.0

Generic name: olanzapine systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Clozaril Rx B N X 8 reviews
7.0

Generic name: clozapine systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Geodon Rx C N X 24 reviews
6.0

Generic name: ziprasidone systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
risperidone Rx C N X 31 reviews
6.0

Generic name: risperidone systemic

Brand names:  Risperdal, Risperdal Consta, Risperdal M-Tab

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Latuda Rx B N X 41 reviews
7.0

Generic name: lurasidone systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
clozapine Rx B N X 20 reviews
7.0

Generic name: clozapine systemic

Brand names:  Clozaril, FazaClo, Versacloz

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Invega Rx C N X 20 reviews
7.0

Generic name: paliperidone systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Thorazine Rx N N X 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: chlorpromazine systemic

Drug class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
olanzapine Rx C N X 29 reviews
6.0

Generic name: olanzapine systemic

Brand names:  Zyprexa, Zyprexa Zydis, Zyprexa Relprevv, Zyprexa Intramuscular

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Abilify Maintena Rx C N X 2 reviews
10

Generic name: aripiprazole systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Seroquel XR Rx C N X 7 reviews
6.0

Generic name: quetiapine systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Risperdal Consta Rx C N X 5 reviews
6.0

Generic name: risperidone systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Invega Sustenna Rx C N X 9 reviews
7.0

Generic name: paliperidone systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
quetiapine Rx C N X 23 reviews
6.0

Generic name: quetiapine systemic

Brand names:  Seroquel, Seroquel XR

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Stelazine Rx N N X 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: trifluoperazine systemic

Drug class: phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
aripiprazole Rx C N X 47 reviews
6.0

Generic name: aripiprazole systemic

Brand names:  Abilify, Abilify Maintena, Abilify Discmelt, Aristada

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Fanapt Rx C N X 8 reviews
6.0

Generic name: iloperidone systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Saphris Rx C N X 19 reviews
7.0

Generic name: asenapine systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zyprexa Zydis Rx C N X 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: olanzapine systemic

Drug class: atypical antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
loxapine Rx N N X 2 reviews
6.0

Generic name: loxapine systemic

Brand names:  Loxitane, Adasuve

Drug class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Loxitane Rx N N X Add review
4.0

Generic name: loxapine systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Mellaril Rx N N X 1 review
5.0

Generic name: thioridazine systemic

Drug class: phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Topics under Schizophrenia

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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 of the drug 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 of the drug 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 of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Catatonic Schizophrenia; Disorganized Schizophrenia; Paranoid Schizophrenia; Residual Schizophrenia; Schizophrenia, catatonic; Schizophrenia, disorganized; Schizophrenia, paranoid; Schizophrenia, residual; Schizophrenia, undifferentiated; Undifferentiated Schizophrenia

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