TRANQUILIZERS

Tranquilizers are useful for controlling anxiety. Minor tranquilizers (benzodiazepines) control minor symptoms of anxiety. Major tranquilizers (phenothiazines) control more severe disturbances of behavior. 

Examples of minor and major tranquilizers are given below:

   Buspirone (BuSpar)

   Haloperidol (Haldol)

   Lithium carbonate (Eskalith)

   Olanzapine (Zyprexa)