Loxitane

US Brand Name: Loxitane
Other Brand Names: Desconex (Spain)
Loxapac (Belgium; Canada; Denmark;  France; Greece; India; Ireland; Netherlands; Portugal; Spain; Taiwan; United Kingdom)
Generic Name: loxapine succinate Continue reading “Loxitane” »

Clozaril (clozapine)

The oldest of the atypicals, it is rarely prescribed because of the need for weekly blood tests for agranulocytosis (not enough white blood cells) and the significant chance of seizures and changes to heart rhythms. Plus you tend to drool like you’re on a standard antipsychotic. The up side is there hardly any chance of getting TD or any extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS) from this med, and may even be a potential treatment for TD. Continue reading “Clozaril (clozapine)” »