major tranquilizer

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At the time the major tranquilizers were introduced, the lobotomy was touted highly and widely used by psychiatrists.
The major tranquilizers were able to create a zombie state, identical to that seen after a lobotomy, in a person whose brain remained intact.
In contrast to the model that excludes ECT, this model no longer has major tranquilizers given at discharge as significant; instead, the model now includes the variable major antidepressants at admission, which adds 3.
Seven different categories of drugs are commonly implicated: major tranquilizers, antidepressants, anti-Parkinson's-disease drugs, antihistaminics, antiarrhythmics, antispasmodics, and diuretics (Table 4).
Interventions to reduce risk could include prompt, bedside evaluation of swallowing; use of an appropriate diet; and avoidance of major tranquilizers and nasogastric tubes.