Alternatives to ClozarilThere are several alternatives to Clozaril for the treatment of schizophrenia. Other atypical antipsychotic medications for the disorder include:
- Aripiprazole (Abilify®)
- Paliperidone (Invega®)
- Olanzapine (Zyprexa®)
- Quetiapine (Seroquel®)
- Risperidone (Risperdal®)
- Ziprasidone (Geodon®).
Older, "typical" antipsychotics are also approved to treat schizophrenia. Haloperidol (Haldol®) and thioridazine (Mellaril®) are examples of typical antipsychotics.
(Click Clozapine Alternatives for more information, including non-medication alternatives.)
Generic ClozarilCurrently, both brand-name and generic versions of Clozaril are licensed for sale (see Generic Clozaril).