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Clotiapine for acute psychotic illnesses

Berk M, Rathbone J, Mandriota-Carpenter SL
Published Online: 
12 September 2012

Clotiapine is an antipsychotic drug and is currently used in the management of acute psychotic symptoms in Argentina, Belgium, Israel, Italy, Luxemburg, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan. This review highlights limited evidence for the effects of clotiapine compared with other drugs also used in this emergency situation.