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Atypical antipsychotics

What are Atypical antipsychotics

Atypical antipsychotics are newer antipsychotics, most of which were approved in the 1990s. They may also be called second generation antipsychotics.

Atypical antipsychotics are used in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychoses and work on a number of different receptors, including serotonin, dopamine, adrenergic, cholinergic (muscarinic), and histamine receptors. They are usually preferred over older-type antipsychotics (also called first generation antipsychotics or typical antipsychotics) because they are less likely to produce extrapyramidal side effects (these are drug-induced movement disorders and include dystonia, Parkinson's-like symptoms, restlessness, rigidity, tardive dyskinesia, tremor, and other unwanted movements).

In addition, atypical antipsychotics are more effective at treating the negative symptoms of schizophrenia such as lack of motivation and social withdrawal, and are more effective in treatment-resistant patients.

List of Atypical antipsychotics:

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Invega Trinza (Pro, More...)
generic name: paliperidone
3 reviews
   
9.3
Zyprexa Intramuscular (More...)
generic name: olanzapine
1 review
   
8.0
Clozaril (Pro, More...)
generic name: clozapine
9 reviews
   
7.7
Saphris (Pro, More...)
generic name: asenapine
231 reviews
   
7.7
Zyprexa Zydis (More...)
generic name: olanzapine
18 reviews
   
7.6
Seroquel (Pro, More...)
generic name: quetiapine
427 reviews
   
7.2
Risperdal M-Tab (More...)
generic name: risperidone
6 reviews
   
7.1
Seroquel XR (Pro, More...)
generic name: quetiapine
150 reviews
   
7.1
Latuda (Pro, More...)
generic name: lurasidone
397 reviews
   
7.0
Invega (Pro, More...)
generic name: paliperidone
60 reviews
   
6.8
Zyprexa (Pro, More...)
generic name: olanzapine
206 reviews
   
6.7
Rexulti (Pro, More...)
generic name: brexpiprazole
80 reviews
   
6.6
Abilify (Pro, More...)
generic name: aripiprazole
574 reviews
   
6.5
Risperdal Consta (Pro, More...)
generic name: risperidone
7 reviews
   
6.5
Invega Sustenna (Pro, More...)
generic name: paliperidone
24 reviews
   
6.2
Risperdal (Pro, More...)
generic name: risperidone
139 reviews
   
6.2
Fanapt (Pro, More...)
generic name: iloperidone
21 reviews
   
6.1
Vraylar (Pro, More...)
generic name: cariprazine
51 reviews
   
6.1
Geodon (Pro, More...)
generic name: ziprasidone
226 reviews
   
6.0
Abilify Maintena (Pro, More...)
generic name: aripiprazole
3 reviews
   
5.8
Abilify Discmelt (More...)
generic name: aripiprazole
3 reviews
   
5.0
Zyprexa Relprevv (Pro, More...)
generic name: olanzapine
0 reviews
   
4.0
FazaClo (Pro, More...)
generic name: clozapine
0 reviews
   
1.0
Aristada (Pro, More...)
generic name: aripiprazole
0 reviews
   
0.0
Nuplazid (Pro, More...)
generic name: pimavanserin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Versacloz (Pro, More...)
generic name: clozapine
0 reviews
   
0.0
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