Chapter 8: Antipsychotic Drugs
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- Chapter 8: Antipsychotic Drugs
Last Modified: 2011-07-14
-strong affinity for CNS dopamine receptors
-effective at low doses
-fewer motor side effects
-decreased risk in extrapyramidal side effects
-only used in very severe cases
-needs to be monitored closely, can cause aplastic anemia
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