oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Providing an overview of antipsychotic drugs : is schizophrenia a psychiatric challenge? : review

Volume 81, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 2221-5875
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1017



"Psychosis" is an umbrella term used in the description of various conditions that involve delusions and hallucinations. This article will focus on the management of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a complex disorder, which provides many pharmacotherapy-related challenges. Advances have been made in the treatment of the condition. However, this requires a team approach, with the pharmacist monitoring treatment, both for safety and efficacy. The involvement of medicines that might possibly modulate the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors is an exciting development that should be monitored.

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