Schizophrenia Health Topics

Featured Conditions and Diseases
People with catatonic schizophrenia often show involuntary movements, grimacing, or unusual mannerisms. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of this disorder and offers a list of common symptoms, such as clumsiness and lack of coordination.
Disorganized schizophrenia is a psychological disorder characterized by unusual thought processes. As this eMedTV segment explains, disorganized thinking is a common symptom. This Web page takes a closer look at this disorder and its symptoms.
The most prevalent form of schizophrenia is paranoid schizophrenia. As discussed in this article from the eMedTV Web site, people with this condition tend to experience severe delusions and auditory hallucinations based on paranoia.
Schizophrenia is one of the most disabling and puzzling mental disorders in existence. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of this condition and its causes, symptoms (such as hearing voices), and treatment options.
Featured Medications
Healthcare providers may prescribe Abilify Maintena to treat schizophrenia. This eMedTV overview talks about how this antipsychotic drug works and how it is given, as well as possible side effects, general safety warnings, and more.
Antipsychotics are prescription drugs used to treat psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers an overview of these medications, including information on the research comparing older drugs to newer ones.
Aripiprazole is a drug licensed to treat bipolar disorder, autism, schizophrenia, and depression. This eMedTV article discusses aripiprazole uses in more detail, explains how the medication works, and describes side effects that may occur.
Chlorpromazine is a drug used to treat nausea or vomiting, schizophrenia, tetanus, and other conditions. This eMedTV article lists other uses for the prescription drug, explains how it works, and offers some general dosing information.
Clozapine is approved for the treatment of schizophrenia in people who fail to respond to other medications. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at the drug, including its effects, suggestions for when and how to take it, and side effects.
A healthcare provider may prescribe Fanapt to treat schizophrenia. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an overview of this medication, including how it works, dosing guidelines, general precautions, possible side effects, and more.
Fluphenazine is a prescription drug that is licensed for treating psychotic disorders. This eMedTV Web page further explores the effects of fluphenazine, offers general dosing information for the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Haldol is a prescription drug that is approved to treat several conditions, such as psychotic disorders. This eMedTV article explains the other uses of Haldol, outlines potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medication.
If you have schizophrenia, your doctor may prescribe Invega. This section of the eMedTV Web site explains how the prescription drug works and discusses its effects, potential side effects, and available strengths.
People with schizophrenia may benefit from the prescription medicine Invega Sustenna. This page of the eMedTV Web library presents a detailed overview of this injected medication, including how it works, how it is given, and possible side effects.
Latuda is a second-generation antipsychotic drug used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar depression. This eMedTV Web page offers a complete overview of this medication, with information on its effects, when and how to take it, safety issues, and more.
Loxapine inhalation powder is used to treat agitation in people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This eMedTV article describes this prescription drug in more detail, including how it works, side effects, safety concerns, and more.
Loxitane is an antipsychotic drug that is used to treat schizophrenia. This portion of the eMedTV library offers an in-depth look at the medication, including information on its uses, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
Moban is a prescription medication that is used for treating schizophrenia. This eMedTV page provides general dosing information for the drug, explains how it works to control schizophrenia symptoms, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
Navane, a drug used to treat schizophrenia, belongs to a class of drugs known as "typical" antipsychotics. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at Navane, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Prochlorperazine is a medication used to treat severe nausea or vomiting, schizophrenia, and anxiety. This eMedTV article further discusses prochlorperazine uses, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Quetiapine is a prescription drug used to help control symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed look at the drug, including its effects, dosing information, potential side effects, and more.
Risperdal is a prescription medicine used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Risperdal, highlighting how it works, offering tips on taking the medication, and listing potential side effects.
Conditions like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are often treated with the prescription drug Saphris. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed overview of this medication, with information on side effects, dosing, clinical effects, and more.
Seroquel XR is an antipsychotic medication that is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV article takes a look at the prescription medication, providing information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Stelazine is commonly prescribed to relieve symptoms of schizophrenia or anxiety. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how the prescription drug works and discusses its effects, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
Thioridazine is a prescription medication that is used for the treatment of schizophrenia. This eMedTV page explains how thioridazine works to control schizophrenia symptoms, offers general dosing information, and describes the effects of the drug.
A healthcare provider may prescribe Trilafon to treat schizophrenia or severe nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the medication, explaining how it works, general dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
A doctor may prescribe Versacloz to treat schizophrenia or suicidal behavior. This eMedTV overview talks about how this antipsychotic drug works and how to take it, as well as possible side effects, general safety warnings, and more.
Ziprasidone is a prescription drug used for treating bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This page on the eMedTV site describes the effects of ziprasidone, lists possible side effects of the drug, and offers some general dosing guidelines.
A healthcare provider may prescribe Zyprexa to treat bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Zyprexa, noting in particular its uses, general dosing guidelines, strengths, and possible side effects.
Zyprexa Relprevv is an antipsychotic medication that is used to treat schizophrenia. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, providing information on its specific use, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Featured Symptoms
Extrapyramidal symptoms include extreme restlessness, involuntary movements, and uncontrollable speech. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at these and other symptoms and explains what to do if they occur during your treatment.
Tardive dyskinesia is characterized by uncontrollable body or facial movements. As this eMedTV segment explains, it often happens in people who have been taking antipsychotics or certain other drugs for extended periods of time.
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