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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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SSRIs also inhibit the CYP2D6 enzyme required for the metabolism of, for example, chlorpromazine, haloperidol, aripiprazole and olanzapine.
The results of these experiments were compared with those obtained with chlorpromazine.
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When the first modern psychiatric wonder drug, chlorpromazine (Thorazine), was introduced in France in 1950, it was as an anesthetic.
Results indicated that for chlorpromazine and levamisole, the presence of NaCl reduced anthelmintic immobilizing efficary, while for ivermectin NaCl had the reverse effect.
If no effect is observed in three months, they will switch to chlorpromazine, a sedative, the officials said.
The drugs are quinacrine, used to treat malaria, and chlorpromazine, given to patients with schizophrenia.
Q I'VE had a nervous breakdown and my doctor has put me on chlorpromazine, but my breasts are leaking fluid.
The first widely used antipsychotic, chlorpromazine (Thorazine), was introduced into psychiatric hospitals in the United States in the 1950s.
Indeed, the older antipsychotics (which also went by the name of "neuroleptics"), medicines like haloperidol (Haldol[R]) or chlorpromazine (Thorazine[R]), may even produce side effects that resemble the more difficult to treat symptoms.
Betting in each case revealed a notable pattern of forecasts and tricasts, excluding the favourite, which was later found to have been doped with the sedative chlorpromazine.
After several hospital visits for psychotic episodes, SD was put on a drug regimen that included various straight and prn orders for lorazepam (Ativan), chlorpromazine (Thorazine) and risperidone (Risperdal), but he continued to be difficult to manage.
Dopamine agonists such as amphetamine and cocaine increase running (Evans & Vaccarino, 1986; Glavin, Pare, Vincent, & Tsuda, 1981; Jakubczak & Gomer, 1973; Tainter, 1943) whereas dopamine antagonists such as pimozide and chlorpromazine decrease running (Beninger & Freedman, 1982; Routtenberg, 1968; Routtenberg & Kuznesof, 1967).
Electroshock, insulin, and metrazol therapies, as well as the use of chlorpromazine and its derivatives, created a therapeutic environment that was no longer necessarily based in the hospital.