two promising new drugs for schizophrenia

You'll hear a lot over the next several months about two promising new drugs for schizophrenia...olanzapine (Zyprexa, Lilly) and sertindole (Serlect, Abbott).

They're "atypical" antipsychotics...similar to clozapine (Clozaril) or risperidone (Risperdal).

These drugs work at least as well as traditional antipsychotics (haloperidol, etc)...and cause fewer movement disorders.

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