Abilify (aripiprazole), Latuda (lurasidone), and Seroquel (quetiapine) are three FDA approved medications that are grouped in a drug category called atypical antipsychotics and used to treat both bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. While each medication is capable of treating these conditions, each has slight differences that determine how suitable they are for a patient. As a result, this article reviews some critical differences and similarities between these three medications. What Are Antipsychotics Psychosis is a medical term that occurs when a person either hears or sees things that are not there. Having beliefs or ideas that do not conform to reality can also be part of psychosis. Psychosis can be part of various conditions including bipolar disorder, personality disorder, schizophrenia, and…
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Bristol Myers Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals now face multidistrict litigation on a series of Abilify gambling lawsuits. These patients allege that Abilify contributed to their gambling and other problems.