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Typical antipsychotics

Chlorpromazine
Haloperidol

Inhibit different nts act as d2r antagonists

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Atypical drugs

Clozapine
Olanzapine
Quetiapine

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What are antipsychotics good at controlling?

Positive symptoms

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Antagonistic effect at da r

Antipsychotic action
Endocrine ffects
Extrapyramidal effects

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Antagonistic effect at histamine r

Sedation

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Ach muscarinic antagonisitc effects

Blurred vision, increaed eye pressure, dry mouth eyes, urinary retention, constipation

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Serotonin r antagonist

Weight gain

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Alpha adreno r antagonistic effect

Orthostatic hypotension, failure to ejaculate, sedation

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Which type of drug has fewer extrapyramidal side effects?

Atypical
Maybe due to lower potency for d2r in basal ganglia

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Negative symptoms

Clozapine
Typical and atypical no good