Typical Antipsychotics

Science / Psychiatry / Typical Antipsychotics: Older, first-generation medications used to treat serious mental illness. Different from the atypical antipsychotics in that they seldom have an effect upon the negative symptoms and often result in greater incidences of EPS in patients. The most notable example includes haloperidol and chlorpromazine.

Other Words for Typical

Typical Noun Synonyms: representative, characteristic, conventional, normal, standard, ordinary, regular

Typical-Conventional Antipsychotic

Science / Psychiatry / Typical-Conventional Antipsychotic: The name given to the older antipsychotic drugs developed for control of the symptoms of schizophrenia. These drugs are typically associated with a high incidence of side effects, especially EPS. MORE

Atypical Antipsychotic

Science / Psychiatry / Atypical Antipsychotic: A newer class of antipsychotic, developed with the aim of offering better symptom control and fewer EPS related side effects compared with older medications. MORE

Typical Payment Pattern

Business / Finance / Typical Payment Pattern: A method used to calculate accounts receivable. This allows you to break down receivables into categories that indicate what percentage of the total is paid within specified lengths of time from the s MORE