antipsychotic agent

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Noun1.antipsychotic agent - tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desiredantipsychotic agent - tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired
chlorpromazine, Thorazine - a drug (trade name Thorazine) derived from phenothiazine that has antipsychotic effects and is used as a sedative and tranquilizer
clozapine, Clozaril - an antipsychotic drug (trade name Clozaril) used as a sedative and for treatment-resistant schizophrenia; know to have few side effects
diphenylbutyl piperidine - a group of antipsychotic drugs used mainly in the treatment of schizophrenia
fluphenazine - tranquilizer used to treat psychotic disorders
Haldol, haloperidol - tranquilizer (trade name Haldol) used to treat some psychotic disorders and Tourette's syndrome
loxapine, Loxitane - a tranquilizer (trade name Loxitane) used to treat schizophrenia
Moban, molindone - antipsychotic drug (trade name Moban) used in the treatment of schizophrenia
prochlorperazine - antipsychotic and antiemetic drug used to treat schizophrenia and to combat nausea and vomiting
Mellaril, thioridazine - a tranquilizer (trade name Mellaril) used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
Navane, thiothixene - a tranquilizer (trade name Navane) used to treat schizophrenia
antianxiety agent, ataractic, ataractic agent, ataractic drug, tranquilizer, tranquilliser, tranquillizer - a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
Eskalith, Lithane, lithium carbonate, Lithonate - a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
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Physicians should choose an antipsychotic agent based on the individual patient's psychiatric and metabolic risk profiles, they recommended.
As a result of today's decision, Teva expects to market its generic version of AstraZeneca's antipsychotic agent Seroquel[R] (Quetiapine Fumarate) Tablets no later than March 2012, when the patent is otherwise set to expire.
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has initiated a Phase III clinical study of iloperidone, Titan's proprietary antipsychotic agent licensed to Vanda and in development for the treatment of schizophrenia and related disorders.
He acknowledged that drug-drug comparisons are usually unplanned and post-hoc, and indicated that inferiority observed in active controlled trials not specifically designed to test this hypothesis would not likely be the sole basis for failure to approve a new antipsychotic agent.
The effects were found to be significantly better than placebo and comparable to that of an approved atypical antipsychotic agent.
Only patients taking one antipsychotic agent were included in the study.
Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval for the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) to market its generic version of AstraZeneca's antipsychotic agent Seroquel[R] (Quetiapine Fumarate) Tablets, Eq.