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What are some newer medications that can help treat brief psychotic disorder?

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Newer medications to treat brief psychotic disorder, called “atypical antipsychotic” drugs, include:

If someone with this condition is very anxious or has problems with sleep, their doctor may prescribe tranquilizers such as diazepam (Valium) and lorazepam (Ativan).

  • Aripiprazole (Abilify)
  • Asenapine (Saphris)
  • Brexpiprazole (Rexulti)”
  • Lurasidone (Latuda)
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
  • Paliperidone (Invega)
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel)
  • Risperidone (Risperdal)
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon)

SOURCES: 

Medicinenet: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

Drugs.com: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

The Merck Manual: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella on July 17, 2020

SOURCES: 

Medicinenet: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

Drugs.com: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

The Merck Manual: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella on July 17, 2020

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