Classes of Medications Frequently Used for Psychiatric Indication
Consent is required for any medication that is used in the treatment of a psychiatric diagnosis or symptom, whether or not the medication is included in this list. Refer to physician order for determination of indication for use.
The classification of psychotropic medication is fairly standard but medications can be used for treatment of illnesses that would be considered listed under a different classification. For example, some medications listed under antipsychotics maybe used as a mood stabilizer.
The Executive Formulary Committee does not endorse the use of nonformulary drugs. Complete Formulary information may be found on the Drug Formulary page.