chlorpromazine


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Synonyms for chlorpromazine

a drug (trade name Thorazine) derived from phenothiazine that has antipsychotic effects and is used as a sedative and tranquilizer

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There were significant differences in gender, age, total duration of illness, age of onset, the dose of antipsychotic medication (daily chlorpromazine equivalent), negative symptom factor scores and the total PANSS scores between the TD group and non-TD group.
Chlorpromazine and thioridazine are the mostly examined two drugs in this group.
Laborit, another researcher and a friend of Deniker, observed that chlorpromazine produced a state of indifference in warm-blooded animals that resembled hibernation.
Haloperidol and chlorpromazine may be considered as alternatives to FGAs.
After the discoveries of chlorpromazine and another antipsychotic drug, haloperidol, in the 1950s, scientists figured out that these drugs changed the brain's levels of the chemical messenger dopamine.
10) Chlorpromazine (largactil or thorazine in the US) was the first of the phenothiazine class of drugs to be marketed specifically as an antipsychotic.
Cardiopulmonary Parameters During Meperidine, Promethazine and Chlorpromazine Sedation for Pediatric Dentistry: Anesth Prog 1987; 34: 92-6.
High potency was defined as equivalent dose of more than 100 mg chlorpromazine.
amp; chlorpromazine against an aminoglycoside-resistant Escherichia coli.
Mr Tweddle said Dr Martin visited Mr Gittins three times on January 21 2004 and each time gave him morphine and chlorpromazine.
I find that the administration of morphine, diamorphine and chlorpromazine by Dr Martin to Mr Gittins was not justified and more than minimally or trivially contributed to and accelerated his death.
Hypothermia was induced by placing the anaesthetised patient in an ice-water bath, using chlorpromazine to inhibit shivering.
These institutions began to shrink in size after the mid-1950s for a complex set of reasons, including exposure of horrible conditions, the introduction of chlorpromazine (thorazine) and other antipsychotic medications, changes in state laws, and advocacy movements.
Psychiatry's takeover by drugs began in 1954 with the introduction of chlorpromazine (Thorazine).
The antipsychotic drugs in question include conventional or first-generation medications such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), along with atypical or second-generation antipsychotic medications, such as olanzapine (Zyprexa), which have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular death (Schizophrenia Research, Oct.