Drugs That Cause TD

Antipsychotic Drugs & TD Resources Center

Antipsychotic drugs (neuroleptics) by trade and chemical names
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Newer (Novel or Atypical) Antipsychotics

Abilify (aripiprazole)
Clozaril (clozapine)
Fanapt (iloperidone)
Geodon (ziprasidone)
Invega (paliperidone)
Latuda (lurasidone)
Rexulti (brexpiprazole)
Risperdal (risperidone)
Saphris (asenapine)
Seroquel (quetiapine)
Symbyax (Zyprexa plus Prozac)
Vraylar (cariprazine)
Zyprexa (olanzapine)

Older Antipsychotic Drugs

Asendin (amoxapine, approved and marketed as antidepressant)
Clozaril (clozapine, often incorrectly listed as
a newer drug, is the one truly atypical with a low
risk of causing TD but a higher risk of causing death)
Etrafon (Elavil plus Trilafon)
Haldol (haloperidol)
Loxitane (loxapine)
Mellaril (thioridazine)
Moban (molindone)
Navane (thiothixene)
Prolixin (fluphenazine)
Serentil (mesoridazine)
Stelazine (trifluoperazine)
Taractan (chlorprothixene)
Thorazine (chlorpromazine)
Tindal (acetophenazine)
Trilafon (perphenazine)
Vesprin (triflupromazine)
Neuroleptics Used for Other Medical Purpose

Compazine (prochlorperazine)
Inapsine (droperidol)
Orap (pimozide)
Phenergan (promethazine; weak neuroleptic effects)
Reglan (metoclopramide)


Antipsychotic Drugs & TD Resources Center


Psychiatric drugs are not only dangerous to take, they are also dangerous to withdraw from. Withdrawal from psychiatric drugs, including antipsychotic drugs, should be done cautiously with professional supervision.
Please see my book, Peter R. Breggin, MD, Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal: A Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients and their Families.