Largactil


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Largactil

(ˌlɑːˈɡæktɪl)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a brand of chlorpromazine used as a tranquillizer, sedative, and antipsychotic
References in periodicals archive ?
He spent time on the Whittington Hospital psychiatric ward and was prescribed the antipsychotic drug largactil.
En 1941, se introdujo la terapia electroconvulsiva, en la que se inducian convulsiones a traves de los choques electricos y, finalmente, en el decenio de 1950, se introdujeron los psicofarmacos, un "coctel litico, con Largactil, Gardenal y Fenergan para producir la llamada 'hibernoterapia' que producia una sedacion continua en la agitacion psicotica" (Rosselli, 2009: 120).
After the anesthesia induction, 100 mg/kg ketamine (Ketalar, Parke-Davis, Eczacibasi-Istanbul), 1 mg/kg intraperitoneally (ip), chlorpromazine (Largactil, Eczacibasi-Istanbul) 1 mg/kg ip were applied as maintenance anesthesia.
Emma claims she was drugged with a sedative, believed to be the antipsychotic medication Largactil.
The patients are on first-generation antipsychotic treatments known as typical neuroleptic, at least on one generic with prolonged action (haloperidol (Haldol), fluphenazine (Modecate), or chlorpromazine (Largactil)) comedicated with atypical antipsychotics or antidepressants or anxiolytics or combined.
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. Existential Analysis, 19(2): 316-344.
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.
Drugs such as Thorazine (Largactil) promised effective management of mental illness, but were in reality often just a straitjacket in pill form.
A este sigue la clorpromazina (Largactil) en 16 casos a partir de 1957; desarrollada en los anos cincuenta en Estados Unidos, constituye el inicio de la farmacologia psiquiatrica para el tratamiento de la psicosis y la esquizofrenia.
Nous etions alors dans la periode de l'application des grandes decouvertes en psychopharmacologie avec la venue du Largactil et des neuroleptiques (Stip, 2015).