Antipsychotics for schizophrenia

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what is a typical antipsychotic?
an antipsychotic that only reduces the action of dopamine.
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what is the maximum dosage of chloroprozamine?
100mg. average of 400-800mg.
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how does typical antipsychotics support the dopamine hypothesis?
reduce the action of dopamine and therefore reduce positive symptoms.
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what are the side effects of chloroprozaime?
weight gain, Parkinson's like symptoms, causes the hypothalamus to become unresponsive and shut down organs.
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what is an atypical antipsychotic?
used since the 1970, works on dopamine, serotonin and glutamate.
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what is the dosage of clozapine?
300-400mg a day
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what does clozpine do the the neurotransmitters?
it acts as an antagonist in the dopaminergic system, binds to glutamate, serotonin and dopamine.
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what are some side effects of clozapine?
develop a deadly blood condition.
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what's the dosage of risperidone?
developed in the 1990s, dose of 4-8mg average.
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what does risperidone do to the neurotransmitters?
antagonists in dopaminergic system, binds to dopamine and serotonin receptors.
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