thioridazine


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Synonyms for thioridazine

a tranquilizer (trade name Mellaril) used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders

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24) reported that, a typical antipsychotic, thioridazine prescription decreased in England and Scotland at the beginning of the 2000s.
Advise patients not to take BRISDELLE with thioridazine or pimozide [see Contraindications (4.
In most cases where the retinal complications are stated, thioridazine is shown as the responsible drug.
Thioridazine had one of the strongest and most selective effects, causing differentiation of cancer stem cells but leaving normal ones alone.
Bhatia said their next step was to test thioridazine in clinical trials, focusing on patients with acute myeloid leukemia whose disease has relapsed after chemotherapy.
Scientists from Cancer Research UK and McMaster University in Ontario have found that an anti-psychotic drug called thioridazine has the capability to cure cancer.
The anti-psychotic drug thioridazine appears to "tame" deadly cancer stem cells, turning them into ordinary non-cancerous cells.
Medications such as thioridazine and chlorpromazine were excluded from the analysis because they were infrequently prescribed in the group.
A second section looks at monitoring recommendations for individual antipsychotics, among them clozapine, loxaprine, pericyazine, and thioridazine.
Medications Associated with Changes in Urine Color Color of urine Medications red senna (Ex-Lax), chlorpromazine (Thorazine), thioridazine (Mellaril) orange rifampin (Rifadin), warfarin (Coumadin), phenazopyridine (Pyridium) blue or green amitriptyline (generic), indomethacin (Indocin), cimetidine (Tagamet), promethazine (Phenergan) dark brown or tea-colored chloroquine (Aralen), primaquine (generic), metronidazole (Flagyl), nitrofurantoin (Furadantin)
It's been demonstrated that "patients with schizophrenia have an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), and this might be associated with the use of antipsychotics, especially low-potency drugs such as chlorpromazine and thioridazine.
The most commonly prescribed drugs to manage BPSD were traditional antipsychotic agents: haloperidol, thioridazine (prior to its discontinuation by the manufacturers) and chlorpromazine.
Some of the drugs given this label include prochlorperazine, haloperidol, loxapine, thioridazine, molindone, thiothixene, pimozide, fluphenazine, and perphenazine.
Previous studies by Cottingham[6], reported that thioridazine, an antipsychotic drug, blocks cholinergic, adreninergic and histamine receptors causing a variety of side effects.