Drugs for treatment of schizophrenia

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Groups of drugs for treatment of schizophrenia – neuroleptics

Classical, first generation (trade names)) Atypical, second generation (selected trade names)
Haloperidol Olanzapine (Zolafren, Zalasta)
Clopixol Risperidone (Rispolept, Ryspolit)
Tisercin Aripiprazole (Abilify, Apra)
Chlorprotixen Amisulpride (Solian, Amisan)
Promazin Clozapine (Klozapol)
Pernazinum Quetiapine (Ketrel, Ketipinor)
Fluanxol  Olanzapine (Zolafren, Zalasta)

Jarema M.(red.) Standardy leczenia farmakologicznego niektórych zaburzeń psychicznych, ViaMedica 2015

Additional drugs used in schizophrenia treatment

Group Example Action
antidepressants

escitalopram,
venlafaxine, citalopram

improve decreased mood, sadness, reduce
anxiety
sedatives diazepam, lorazepam, clonazepam, cloranxen, alprazolam, hydroxyzine sedative effect, reduce inner tension, anxiety
mood stabilizers

valproic acid, lamotrigine, carbamazepine

reduce irritability, nervousness, mood variations
sleep inducing drugs

zolpidem, hydroxyzine

facilitate falling asleep, extend sleep

Jarema M.(red): Psychiatria, 2016; PZWL

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