Antipsychotic vs Antimanic - What's the difference?

antipsychotic | antimanic |


As adjectives the difference between antipsychotic and antimanic

is that antipsychotic is (pharmacology) preventing or counteracting psychosis while antimanic is (medicine) that counters the symptoms of mania.

As a noun antipsychotic

is (pharmacology) any of a group of drugs used to treat psychosis.

antipsychotic

Adjective

(-)
  • (pharmacology) Preventing or counteracting psychosis.
  • Synonyms

    * neuroleptic

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (pharmacology) Any of a group of drugs used to treat psychosis.
  • Synonyms

    * neuroleptic

    Hyponyms

    * See also

    antimanic

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (medicine) That counters the symptoms of mania