CAPLYTA is a once-daily pill that is proven to help control symptoms of schizophrenia.
In 2 studies, people who took Caplyta showed:
CAPLYTA was significantly better than sugar pill (placebo) at managing schizophrenia symptoms.
Improved overall severity
People taking CAPLYTA showed an improvement in the overall severity of their condition, measured on a schizophrenia rating scale.
How CAPLYTA may work
Although the exact cause of schizophrenia is unknown, it is believed that a chemical imbalance in the brain is the cause.
These chemicals, known as "neurotransmitters," are dopamine, serotonin, and glutamate. Schizophrenia can result from abnormal interactions among these neurotransmitters.
Schizophrenia is complicated. Although the exact way CAPLYTA works is unknown, it is thought to affect different brain-signaling chemicals to help control schizophrenia symptoms.
The Balancing Act® is a morning show that airs daily on the Lifetime network. One episode explores the challenges of treating schizophrenia from the point of view of both doctors and patients.
In the video, two well-known doctors in the field of psychiatry—along with a person living with schizophrenia—speak openly about their experiences.