Largactil


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Largactil

(ˌlɑːˈɡæktɪl)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a brand of chlorpromazine used as a tranquillizer, sedative, and antipsychotic
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It is not unusual for a drug to have a use different to the one for which it was originally devised; chlorpromazine, or Largactil, for example, was originally a premedicating agent for anaesthesia.
Debunking Antipsychiatry: Laing, Law and Largactil.
Aunque durante el periodo estudiado hubo 65 casos en los que no se recetaron ningun tipo de farmacos, los mas recurrentes fueron antipsicoticos, neurolepticos6 y antiepilepticos, como: Largactil (lorpromazina) en 86 casos; Sinogan (Levomepromazina) en 51 casos; Fenergan (Prometazina) en 49 casos; Stelazine (Trifluoperazine) en 36 casos; Gardenal (Fenobarbital) en 31 casos; Stemetil (Prochlorperazine) en 25 casos; Siquil (Trifluopromazine) en 18 casos; y Epamin (Fenitoina) en 18 casos.
Nous etions alors dans la periode de l'application des grandes decouvertes en psychopharmacologie avec la venue du Largactil et des neuroleptiques (Stip, 2015).
Chlorpromazine was released in the market in 1953 by Rhone-Poulenc and given the trade name Largactil, derived from large "broad" and acti "activity".