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Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) Summary

Description: Agents that control agitated psychotic behavior, alleviate acute psychotic states, reduce psychotic symptoms, and exert a quieting effect. They are used in schizophrenia, senile dementia, transient psychosis following surgery or myocardial infarction, etc. These drugs are often referred to as neuroleptics alluding to the tendency to produce neurological side effects, but not all antipsychotics are likely to produce such effects. Many of these drugs may also be effective against nausea, emesis, and pruritus.

Also Known As: Antipsychotics; Antipsychotic Drugs; Neuroleptics; Major Tranquilizers; Neuroleptic Agents Show All >>

Networked: 10996 relevant articles (1078 outcomes, 1864 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Antipsychotic Agents is Relevant

  1. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox) : 576 outcomes 1047 studies in 4722 results
  2. Bipolar Disorder (Mania) : 128 outcomes 154 studies in 760 results
  3. Psychotic Disorders (Schizoaffective Disorder) : 57 outcomes 109 studies in 563 results
  4. Movement Disorders (Movement Disorder) : 52 outcomes 84 studies in 854 results
  5. Dementia (Dementias) : 41 outcomes 79 studies in 509 results
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Drugs Related to Antipsychotic Agents

  1. Risperidone (Risperdal Consta)
  2. Clozapine (Clozaril)
  3. olanzapine (Zyprexa)
  4. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics)
  5. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants)
  6. quetiapine (Seroquel)
  7. Lithium
  8. Haloperidol (Haldol)
  9. Dopamine (Intropin)
  10. aripiprazole (Abilify)
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Therapies Related to Antipsychotic Agents

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Injections
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  4. Therapeutics
  5. Intramuscular Injections
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