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Atypical Antipsychotic Agents
(2nd generation)
Clozapine (Clozaril)
Risperidone (Riperdal)
Olanzapine (Zyrprexa)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)
Ziprasidone (Geodon)
Ariprazole (Abilify
Adverse Reactions Of Clozaril
Agranulocytosis (Scheduled WBC required)
Adverse Reactions Of Risperdal
Hypotension, weight gain
Adverse Reactions Of Zyrprexa
Significant weight gain
Adverse Reactions Of Seroquel
Weight gain
Adverse Reactions Of Geodon
ECG changes in clients with existing cardiac disease
Adverse Reactions Of Abilify
New class of Antipsychotic, Little or no weight gain or increase in glucose, HDL, LDL or triglyceride levels
Typical (Traditional) Antipsychotics
(1st generation)
Haloperidol (Haldol)
Trifluoperazine (Stelazine)
Fluphenazine (Prolixin)
Thiothixine (Navane)
Chlorpromazine (Thorazine)
Thioridazine (Mellaril)
Decoanoate: Long Acting Traditional Antipsychotic
Haloperidol decanoate (Haldol)
Given every 3 - 4 weeks
EPSs Pseudoparkinsonism
Maskilike facies, stiff and stooped posture, shuffling gait, drooling tremor, "pill rolling" phenomenon
EPSs Acute Dystonic reactions
acute contractions of tongue, face, neck, and back (tongue and jaw first)
Oculogyric crisis:
eyes locked upward
tetanic heightening of entire body, head and belly up
motor innerdriven restlessness (e.g., tapping foot incessantly, rocking forward and backward in chair, shifting weight from side to side)
Tardive dyskenesia
Facial: protruding and rolling tongue, blowing, smacking, licking, spastic facial distortion, smacking movements
EPSs Tardive Dyskenesia
-Choreic: rapid, purposeless, and irregular movements
-Athetoid: slow, complex, and serpentine movements
EPSs Tardive Dyskenesia
Trunk: neck and shoulder movements, dramatic hip jerks and rocking, twisting pelvic thrusts