Chapter 4
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Atypical (Second Generation) Antipsychotics

Atypical antipsychotics are the most common antipsychotics used in children. These antipsychotics are less likely to cause movement disorders (shuffling walk, tongue sticking out of mouth, drooling, etc. ) than the typical antipsychotics.

*The Physician Desk Reference has a black box warning for Abilify, Seroquel and Clozapine.

Examples are:

  • Aripiprazole (Abilify)*
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel)*
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
  • Risperidone (Risperdal)
  • Clozapine (Clozaril, Fazaclo)*
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon)
  • Paliperidone (Invega)
  • Iloperidone (Fanapt)
  • Asenapine (Saphris)
  • Lurasidone (Latuda)