a class of drugs that are used to treat psychosis. These conditions include schizophrenia, mania and delusional disorder. Antipsychotics are also commonly used in treating bipolar disorder. This class includes both the older "typical" antipsychotics, such as Haldol, as well as the newer "atypical" antipsychotics Abilify, Seroquel, and Zyprexa.
A powerful tranquilizer used especially to treat psychosis and believed to act by blocking dopamine receptors
Drugs used to treat psychotic breakdown, usually schizophrenia.
a drug used to alleviate psychosis or a psychotic state.
tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired
A class of drugs primarily used to treat schizophrenic, paranoid, schizoaffective and other psychotic disorders, acute delirium and dementia and manic episodes. However, at low doses, these medications are often used to treat the anxiety associated with BPD.
A medication (or another measure) that is believed to be effective in the treatment of psychosis. For example, aripiprazole (Abilify) is an antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia.
A drug used to treat psychotic symptoms, such as disordered thoughts, delusions, or hallucinations (see Depression).
Medication used to treat pysychosis. (See psychosis.) (Also known as neuroleptics.)
Medicine to treat psychosis.
(an-te-si-kot-ik): Medication used to treat psychosis, which is any major mental disorder that involves loss of contact with reality.
Antipsychotic medicines are used to treat schizophrenia, mania and bipolar disorder. For example, chlorpromazine.
The term antipsychotic is applied to a group of drugs used to treat psychosis. Common conditions with which antipsychotics might be used include schizophrenia, mania and delusional disorder, although antipsychotics might be used to counter psychosis associated with a wide range of other diagnoses. Antipsychotics also have some effects as mood stabilizers, leading to their frequent use in treating mood disorder (particularly bipolar disorder) even when no signs of psychosis are present.