psychotropic agent

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Related to psychotropic agent: Psychotropic drug
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Noun1.psychotropic agent - a chemical substance that can influence human consciousness
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
antianxiety agent, ataractic, ataractic agent, ataractic drug, tranquilizer, tranquilliser, tranquillizer - a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
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Informed consent regarding the risks and benefits of exposing the fetus and the newborn to a psychotropic agent and maternal illness must be documented.
Seroquel XR(R) is an oral psychotropic agent indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder.
The psychotropic agent in question, dubbed Marasa, is synthesized from crossbred cacti and succulents, which were the last living things in Cook's abandoned digs, besides the black mold spreading across the walls.
Patton prescribed Seroquel, a psychotropic agent used to treat schizophrenia.
Teva's Olanzapine Tablets are the AB-rated generic equivalent of Eli Lilly and Company's psychotropic agent Zyprexa(R) Tablets.
All of the patients (100%) participating in the study were treated with at least one psychotropic agent during his/her therapy in the unit.
SAPHRIS is a psychotropic agent indicated for acute treatment of schizophrenia in adults and acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder with or without psychotic features in adults.
The only psychotropic agent they could use during the study was lorazepam as a rescue medication for anxiety.
It may be that for certain groups of patients, "specific psychotropic medications could have a greater likelihood of response and tolerability based on clinical characteristics such as psychiatric comorbidities, medical comorbidities that could be exacerbated by psychotropic medication side effects, or family member history of response to a particular psychotropic agent," Dr.