List of antipsychotics jump to navigation jump to search following is a list of antipsychotics sorted by class antipsychotics by class generic name brand names chemical class atc code mechanism of action typical antipsychotics acepromazine atravet acezine phenothiazine n05aa04 acetophenazine . Novel antipsychotics represent a significant advance in the treatment of schizophrenia after many years of few developments the conventional antipsychotics are potent d2 antagonists but fail to achieve a response in about 30 of cases they are also associated with a high rate of extrapyramidal . Target audience and goal statement this activity is intended for psychiatrists and primary care physicians the goal of this activity is to review the current state of the art in the use of novel antipsychotic medications for the treatment of schizophrenia and review the effectiveness of these pharmacologic agents in the treatment of other disorders. Atypical antipsychotics are antipsychotics that are less likely to cause certain side effects such as extrapyramidal symptoms eps they are used to relieve symptoms such as delusions hearing voices hallucinations or paranoid or confused thoughts typically associated with some mental illnesses. Recently novel antipsychotics have shown some promise for the management of depressive disorders from a mechanistic standpoint the pharmacological properties of at least some of these drugs predict antidepressant properties novel antipsychotics act to varying degrees on a variety of dopamine serotonin 5ht glutamate and other receptors
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