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Where can you find a list of antipsychotic drugs?

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Some online resources that offer lists of typical and atypical antipsychotic drugs are the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Drugs and WebMD. The National Alliance on Mental Illness has a listing of prescribed medication that treat different mental diseases, such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. This site gives both brand and generic names for the most often prescribed antipsychotic drugs.

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The Drugs website has a listing of atypical antipsychotic drugs and reviews on each of them. Some of these drug names are Abilify, Seroquel and Zyprexa. Atypical antipsychotic drugs are also referred to as second-generation antipsychotics. These medications tend to have less severe side effects than some typical first generation drugs used to treat many psychiatric conditions.

The WebMD site has a list of some atypical and typical antipsychotic drugs for the treatment of schizophrenia. Many of these drugs are useful to address different symptoms or aspects of this mental condition. For example, clozapine is an atypical medication that is FDA approved to help people with schizophrenia who have suicidal tendencies, according to WebMD.

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