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Noun1.major tranquillizer - tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desiredmajor tranquillizer - 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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In their study in patients, they used a combination of pharmacotherapy (Minor and major tranquilizers, and anti-depressants) as well as supportive psychotherapy, behavioural therapy and autogenic training.
In descending order of purchase value other categories were: major tranquilizers, diagnostic aids, antiretrovirals, seizure disorders (caps and tabs), monoclonal antibodies.
Minor tranquilizers are distinguished from drugs such as Thorazine or reserpine, first called major tranquilizers and now more commonly classfied as antipsychotics or neuroleptics.
In fact, major tranquilizers and behaviour management programs are used more frequently on male patients.
Some reports suggest treating with physiotherapy, benzodiazepines, or major tranquilizers. "We don't use drugs too often" for this condition, he said.
The risk for heat-related illness and death also may be higher among persons who use certain drugs (1), including neuroleptics (e.g., haloperidol or chlorpromazine), which impair thermoregulatory function; medications with anticholinergic effects (e.g., medication for Parkinson disease), which inhibit perspiration; and major tranquilizers (e.g., phenothiazines, butyrophenones, and thiozanthenes).