About Caplyta

CAPLYTA is a once-daily pill that is proven to help control symptoms of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is complicated, and so is treating it. If you struggle with symptoms or side effects that bother you, ask your healthcare provider if CAPLYTA may be right for you.

In 2 studies, people who took Caplyta showed:

Improved symptoms


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.

Edgar's story

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.