butyrophenone

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bu·ty·ro·phe·none

 (byo͞o-tĭr′ō-fə-nōn′, byo͞o′tə-rō-)
n.
Any of a group of antipsychotic drugs, such as haloperidol, administered in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders.

butyrophenone

(bjuːˌtaɪrəʊˈfiːnəʊn)
n
a drug used to treat psychiatric disorders
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Antipsychotic drugs such as butyrophenon and lithium which decrease dopamine levels also have a negative impact on erection in 50% of the patients treated with these drugs (Ghadirian, Annable, & Belanger, 1992).