Drugs in this class are primarily used to treat schizophrenia and other forms of psychosis. Many of these medications fall in the class known as phenothiazines . This category includes:
Newer medications, risperidone (Risperdal), quetiapine (Seroquel), ziprasidone (Geodon), aripiprazole (Abilify), olanzapine (Zyprexa) and clozapine (Clozaril), are called atypical antipsychotics .
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