Antipsychotics are drugs that are used to treat people who have a mental health disorder. They are also sometimes used to treat people who are struggling with addiction to drugs or alcohol.

  • The antipsychotic helped to reduce the patient's symptoms significantly.

  • The antipsychotic is being used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia.

Definition of antipsychotics


tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired


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