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Article Excerpts about Antipsychotic

The first antipsychotic medications were introduced in the 1950s. Antipsychotic medications have helped many patients with psychosis lead a more normal and fulfilling life by alleviating such symptoms as hallucinations, both visual and auditory, and paranoid thoughts. However, the early antipsychotic medications often have unpleasant side effects, such as muscle stiffness, tremor, and abnormal movements, leading researchers to continue their search for better drugs. (Source: excerpt from Medications: NIMH)

Basic Information: Antipsychotic

Antipsychotic: Class of drugs for certain mental or psychiatric disorders (including psychotic disorders).

Count: Antipsychotic is listed as a: treatment for 23 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Antipsychotic as a Treatment

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