Los medicamentos de esta clase principalmente se usan para tratar la esquizofrenia y otras formas de psicosis. Muchos de estos medicamentos se clasifican en la categoría conocida como fenotiazinas. Esta categoría incluye:

  • hidrocloruro de clorpromazina (Thorazine)
  • flufenazina (Permitil, Prolixin)
  • besilato de mesoridazina (Serentil)
  • perfenazina (Trilafon)
  • proclorperazina (Compazine)
  • hidrocloruro de promazina (Sparine)
  • hidrocloruro de prometazina (Anergan [inyectable], Phenergan)
  • hidrocloruro de tioridazina (Mellaril)
  • hidrocloruro de trifluoperazina (Stelazine)
  • hidrocloruro de triflupromazina (Vesprin [inyectable])
  • y otros

Dos medicamentos más recientes, olanzapina (Zyprexa) y clozapina (Clozaril), se llaman antipsicóticos atípicos.

Consulte Fenotiazinas o Antipsicóticos Atípicos para más información.

Ultima revisión agosto 2013 por EBSCO CAM Review Board
Last Updated: 8/22/2013

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