Antipsychotic drugs - SlideShare

Apr 01, 2014 · Antipsychotic drugs • Antipsychotic drugs (also called neuroleptics or major tranquilizers) are used primarily to treat schizophrenia (a biologic illness), but they are also effective in other psychotic states, including manic states with psychotic symptoms ……

Antipsychotics - SlideShare

May 02, 2016 · Antipsychotics 1. Antipsychotics & Anti-maniac drugs Dr Naser Tadvi 2. Objectives • Classify antipsychotic drugs • Explain mechanism of action, therapeutic uses and adverse effects of antipsychotic drugs • Describe management of schizophrenia • Describe mechanism of action and adverse effects of lithium • Enlist other alternatives to lithium in the treatment of mania • Describe ...…

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Sep 02, 2010 · Antipsychotic drugs are also known as Neuroleptics, Ataractic, Major Tranquilizer and Anti- Schizophrenic drugs. A first generation of antipsychotics, known as Typical antipsychotics, was discovered in the 1950s. Most of the drugs in the second generation, known as Atypical antipsychotics, have been developed more recently.…

List of Antipsychotics - Generics Only - Drugs.com

Antipsychotics are drugs that are used to treat symptoms of psychosis such as delusions (for example, hearing voices), hallucinations, paranoia, or confused thoughts. They are used in the treatment of schizophrenia, severe depression and severe anxiety. Antipsychotics are also useful at stabilizing episodes of mania in people with Bipolar Disorder.…

Antipsychotic - Wikipedia

A large meta-analysis of 38 trials of antipsychotic drugs in schizophrenia acute psychotic episodes showed an effect size of about 0.5. There is little or no difference in efficacy among approved antipsychotic drugs, including both first- and second-generation agents. The efficacy of such drugs is suboptimal. Few patients achieve complete ...Drugs.com: Drug Classes…

ANTIPSYCHOTICS

generation antipsychotic drugs Often irreversible, often gets worse when antipsychotic therapy is stopped Elderly at 5-fold greater risk. ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS Endocrine effects Due to blockage of dopamine D 2 receptors in tuberohypophyseal pathway → Increased prolactin a) Gynaecomastia…

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Antipsychotic Drugs – New Generations „atypical“ About 40-60% do not respond to phenothiazines or cannot handle side effects • Questions remain about the efficacy of phenothiazines and haloperidole for negative symptoms • Drugs needed that are low in extrapyramidal side effects and at least equal in efficacy for positive…

CHAPTER Antipsychotic Drugs 9

Antipsychotic Drugs 9 CHAPTER OBJECTIVES After studying this chapter, you will be able to 1. Discuss common manifestations of psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia. 2. Discuss characteristics of phenothiazines and related antipsychotics. 3. Compare characteristics of “atypical” antipsychotic drugs ……