Drugs in this class are primarily used to treat schizophrenia and other forms of psychosis. Many of these medications fall in the class known as phenothiazines. This category includes:
Newer medications, risperidone (Risperdal), quetiapine (Seroquel), ziprasidone (Geodon), aripiprazole (Abilify), olanzapine (Zyprexa) and clozapine (Clozaril), are called atypical antipsychotics.
See Phenothiazines or Atypical Antipsychotics for more information.