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Alternatives

There are several alternatives to clozapine for the treatment of schizophrenia. Other atypical antipsychotic medications used for schizophrenia include:
 
Older, "typical" antipsychotics are also approved to treat schizophrenia. Haloperidol (Haldol®) and thioridazine (Mellaril®) are examples of typical antipsychotics.
 
(Click Clozapine Alternatives for more information, including non-medication alternatives to clozapine.)
 

Generic Clozapine

Currently, both brand-name and generic clozapine are licensed for sale (see Generic Clozaril).
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