schizophrenia
SCHIZOPHRENIA
Schizophrenia is a devastating mental illness characterized by symptoms eg hallucinations, disorganized thinking, loss of goal-directed behaviors and deterioration in social role functioning.
Positive or psychotic symptoms are delusions, hallucinations, and distorted perceptions.
Negative symptoms include flat or blunted emotions, lack of motivation or energy, lack of pleasure or interest in things, and limited speech.
Disorganized symptoms are confused thinking, disorganized speech and behavior.
Cognitive symptoms include impairment in attention verbal fluency memory, and executive functioning.
Drug Information

Indication: Maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adult patients.

Indication: Schizophrenia. Mono- & adjunct therapy for acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated w/ bipola...

Indication: Patients w/ schizophrenia who are non-responsive to or intolerant of classic antipsychotics. Recurrent suicida...

Indication: Schizophrenia.

Indication: Acute & maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adults.

Indication: Risperdal Schizophrenia including 1st episode psychoses, acute schizophrenic exacerbations, chronic schizophre...

Indication: Acute & maintenance treatment of schizoprenia. Acute manic episodes associated w/ bipolar I disorder.

Indication: Schizophrenia & acute manic episodes w/ bipolar I disorder.

Dosage: ...Clopixol oral drops Acute schizophrenia & other acute psychoses, severe acute state of agitation &...

Indication: Schizophrenia & allied psychoses, especially w/ symptoms eg, hallucinations, paranoid delusions & thou...

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