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Atypical antipsychotics

What are Atypical antipsychotics

Atypical antipsychotics are newer antipsychotic agents that have a pharmacological profile different from older or typical antipsychotic drugs. They cause less extrapyramidal side effects compared to the older typical antipsychotic drugs. They are more effective in treatment-resistant patients and have a greater efficacy to treat negative symptoms, compared to the typical antipsychotics. Atypical antipsychotics are also called second generation antipsychotics. The drugs in this class of antipsychotics act on many receptor types including dopamine and serotonin, but they are be more selective for dopamine receptors.

A drug may be classified by the chemical type of the active ingredient or by the way it is used to treat a particular condition. Each drug can be classified into one or more drug classes.

Atypical antipsychotics are newer antipsychotic agents that have a pharmacological profile different from older or typical antipsychotic drugs. They cause less extrapyramidal side effects compared to the older typical antipsychotic drugs. They are more effective in treatment-resistant patients and have a greater efficacy to treat negative symptoms, compared to the typical antipsychotics.

Atypical antipsychotics are also called second generation antipsychotics. The drugs in this class of antipsychotics act on many receptor types including dopamine and serotonin, but they are be more selective for dopamine receptors.

List of Atypical antipsychotics:

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Drug Name DownUp( View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
clozapine systemic (Pro, More...)
26 reviews
   
7.8
asenapine systemic (Pro, More...)
249 reviews
   
7.6
quetiapine systemic (Pro, More...)
956 reviews
   
7.4
lurasidone systemic (Pro, More...)
406 reviews
   
7.1
olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
331 reviews
   
6.9
paliperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
104 reviews
   
6.8
iloperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
28 reviews
   
6.6
aripiprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
615 reviews
   
6.5
brexpiprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
83 reviews
   
6.5
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
289 reviews
   
6.3
cariprazine systemic (Pro, More...)
44 reviews
   
6.2
ziprasidone systemic (Pro, More...)
247 reviews
   
6.1
pimavanserin systemic (Pro, More...)
0 reviews
   
0.0
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