Antipsychotic Medication for Adults

Email This Page To A Friend

Symptoms of Psychosis

  • For a person who is out of touch with reality
  • Hear voices or have strange or illogical ideas
  • May get excited or angry for no apparent reason
  • May spend a lot of time by themselves, or in bed
  • May sleep during the day and stay awake at night
  • May neglect appearance, not bathing or changing clothes
  • May be hard to talk to, barely talking, or making no sense
  • They are often unaware that their condition is an illness

Antipsychotic Medications

Trade Name Generic Name
Clozaril clozapine
Geodon ziprasidone
Haldol haloperidol
Lidone, Moban. molindone
Loxitane loxapine
Mellaril thioridazine
Moban molindone
Navane thiothixene
Orap (for Tourette's Syndrome pimozide
Permitil fluphenazine
Risperdal risperidone
Serentil mesoridazine
Seroquel quetiapine
Stelazine trifluoperazine
Thorazine chlorpromazine
Trilafon perphenazine
Vesprin trifluopromazine
Zyprexa olanzapine