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(Pharmacology) an antipsychotic drug


(traɪˌflu əˈpɛr əˌzin)

a compound, C21H24F3N3S, used as an antipsychotic drug.
[1955–60; tri- + fluo-, variant of fluoro- + (pi) perazine]
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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.
The images were inspired by an international advertising campaign from the 1980s for the antipsychotic drug Stelazine that featured masks from a variety of indigenous peoples.
5-10 mg Medium Potency Trifluoperazine Stelazine 1-10 mg Typical Perphenazine Trilafon 2-16 mg Thiothixene Navane 2-20 mg Loxapine Loxitane 5-50 mg Low Potency Molindone Moban 5-100 mg Typical Mesoridazine Serentil 10-100 mg Thioridazine Mellaril 10-200 mg Chlorpromazine Thorazine 10-200 mg Adapted from Wilens (1999) and Li, Pearrow, & Jimerson (2010).
Both drugs are already approved by the US Food and Drug Administration - erlotinib is sold under the brand name Tarceva and trifluoperazine is marketed under the brand name Stelazine.
I also took Stelazine around this time but that gave me lockjaw so I had to take a drug to counter it.
2008) mentionnaient que la Stelazine ou le Haldol etaient encore couramment utilises.
Doctors prescribed him with five different medicines to treat the symptoms but in November one of the drugs, called Stelazine, was withdrawn because it was no longer available in then UK.
Dumas was prescribed many of the first generation of anti-psychotics: Thorazine, Stelazine and Mellaril.
The psychiatrist testified that he had prescribed three medications to Leroy one of which was Stelazine.
He received phenobarbital for sleeplessness, penicillin and other antibiotics for his urinary tract infections, and Stelazine for anxiety (Dallek 2002, 60-61).
Most of the newer atypical anti-psychotics (Risperdal, Zyprexa and Seroquel) are clearly safer and more cost-effective than the older antipsychotics (Mellaril, Thorazine, Stelazine and Haldol).