neuroleptic drug


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Noun1.neuroleptic drug - tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desiredneuroleptic drug - 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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Pattern of neuroleptic drug prescription: a national cross sectional survey of a random sample of french psychiatrists.
Fluphenazine Deconate Injection is a neuroleptic drug used in the treatment of chronic pysychosis.
Mostly seen in hypothermia but they may be associated with sepsis, hypokalaemia, hypercalcemia, hypoglycemia, diabetic ketoacidosis, neuroleptic drug abuse, Brugada syndrome, damage to brain and ischemic heart disease (2-4).
The FDA told Janssen: "We would consider any advertisement or promotion labeling for RISPERDAL false, misleading, or lacking fair balance under section 501 (a) and 502 (n) of the ACT if there is presentation of data that conveys the impression that risperidone is superior to haloperidol or any other marketed neuroleptic drug product with regard to safety or effectiveness.
This dose of the neuroleptic drug was chosen from our pilot study to produce a moderate degree of catalepsy, so that either attenuation or potentiation of the phenomenon could be detected.
Mecamylamine was more effective for controlling tics when combined with a small dose of a neuroleptic drug.
Although theoretical, clinical, practical, and ethical justifications for discontinuing or withdrawing neuroleptic drug treatment abound, and although the issue of withdrawal has enormous importance for consumers, rational drug withdrawal may be the least studied topic in clinical psychopharmacology and the one about which clinicians are most ignorant (Breggin & Cohen, 2000).
Clozapine, a neuroleptic drug marketed by Sandoz under the name Clozaril, has been billed as a wonder drug in the treatment of schizophrenia, manic depression and tardive dyskinesia.
Body mass index changes and chronic neuroleptic drug treatment for Tourette syndrome.
Investigators at The Scripps Research Institute and Australia's Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria report an apparent role of Apolipoprotein D (ApoD) in the ameliorative effects conferred on schizophrenics by the neuroleptic drug, clozapine, and explore the possibility that systemic deficits in fatty acids metabolism may help explain elements of schizophrenia's pathology.
With clinical correlative data these authors hypothesize, plausibly, mechanisms whereby morbidity (as defined by raised C-reactive protein) in old people is associated with slowed neuroleptic drug clearance, higher protein-bound levels and, more heretically, that these can lead to high target organ concentrations and pharmacodynamic differences.