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The symptoms of schizophrenia. Anti-psychotic medications list schizophrenia

Schizophrenia Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder in which the patient suffers from disintegration of thought process and of emotional responsiveness. A person who suffers from schizophrenia will have hallucinations, delusions and disorganized thinking and speech. Research has been going on for the treatment of this disease. Scientists believe that antipsychotic medication can be a treatment of this disease.

John Nash an American mathematician suffered from Schizophrenia, he won noble prize in 1994 for his work in economics.


There are mainly two classifications of the medication they are the traditional antipsychotic medication and the newer ‘atypical’ antipsychotic medication. Atypical anti-psychotic drugs are used to treat psychiatric conditions. Some of these are approved by FDA for the treatment of this Schizophrenia. There is antipsychotic medications list Schizophrenia, these are mainly atypical, nowadays atypical drugs are used for the treatment of Schizophrenia as it has less side effects as compared to the traditional type.

The drugs help in correcting the symptoms of Schizophrenia by correcting the imbalance in the chemicals that make the brain cells to communicate with each other. The new generation atypical drug has become very popular as there are fewer side-effects involved. But there are some side-effects that must be known before taking these drugs.

The side-effects might be increased cardio vascular disease, some sexual side effects have also be seen while taking the atypical anti-psychotic drugs, in males it reduces sexual interest and in female it may lead to untimely menstrual cycles and also cause infertility. It is still not clear that this drug should be given to children or not because very little research has been made in this field and so this drug is not prescribed for children.

The anti-psychotic medications list Schizophrenia is:

Zyprexa (olanzapine)
Prolixin (fluphenazine)
Abilify (aripiprazole)
Clozaril (clozapine)
Navane (thiothixene)
Geodon (ziprasidone)
Haldol (haloperidol)
Mellaril (thioridazine)
Risperdal (Risperidone)
Seroquel (quetiapine)
Stelazine (Trifluoperazine)
Thorazine (chlorpromazine)
Trilafon (perphenazine)
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