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Schizophrenia, NS

ch 17, therapeutic agents for the nervous system - pharm tech

schizophrenia psychiatric disorder involving chronic or episodic psychosis causing impaired social and occupational functioning
first generation anti-psychotics typical anti-psychotics
second generation anti-psychotics atypical anti-psychotics
tardive dyskinesia TD; involuntary movement of the facial muscles, tongue, jaw, and head; unwanted side effect of anti-psychotic medications; can become irreversible
common medications for schizophrenics in addition to antipsychotics, anti-anxiety meds like benzodiazepines (clonazepam and diazepam); anticonvulsants (carbamazepine and divalproex sodium), and antidepressants (SSRIs or TCAs)
Haldol haloperidol *typical, first generation anti-psychotic
Mellaril (brand name discontinued) thioridazine *typical, first generation anti-psychotic
Zyprexa olanzapine *second generation, atypical antipsychotic
Latuda lurasidone *second generation, atypical antipsychotic
Risperdal risperidone *second generation, atypical antipsychotic
Seroquel quetiapine *second generation, atypical antipsychotic
Abilify aripiprazole *second generation, atypical antipsychotic
Geodon ziprasidone *second generation, atypical antipsychotic
Clozaril clozapine *second generation, atypical antipsychotic
Rexulti brexpiprazole
Rexulti / brexpiprazole serotonin-dopamine activity modulator (SDAM) *atypical antipsychotic
Created by: DbaileyC



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