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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Block dopamine : Each antipsychotic has a slightly different receptor profile, but the one thing they all have in common is Dopamine receptor blockade. Though other fa ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This article from: The national institute of mental health has a great section on antipsychotic medications. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/mental-health- ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
49 years experience Psychiatry
Antipsychotics: These are powerful medications that can be very effective. They also can have significant side effects. They should be monitored closely.
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Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
They are helpful.: Antipsychotics can be very helpful for people who suffer from psychosis including hallucinations, delusions and disorganized thoughts. The causes can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
2-3,weeks to start: Can get sedative side effects right away--when used to augment antidepressants 3-4 days
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Not specifically: Antipsychotics do very little in terms of treating negative symptoms and some of the side effects of the antipsychotics may resemble negative symptoms ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Phenothiazine: Is a neuroleptic.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Antipsychotics: Depending on what they are prescribed for, can make you more clear in thinking & emotions.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is possible that it could cause someone to get angry.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Buehner
40 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on psychiati: the answer to this is not one that you can know with certainty. However, I would trust the psychiatrist who prescribed the meds. He can give you mor ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Messamore
24 years experience Psychiatry
Any of them : There is no antipsychotic medication without NMS (neuroleptic malignant syndrome) risk. NMS risk is present with any drug that blocks dopamine recept ... Read More
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