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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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Chlorpromazine (Thorazine), clozapine (Clozaril), methotrimeprazine (Nozinan), olanzapine (Zyprexa), perphenazine (Trilafon), pimozide (Orap), quetiapine (Seroquel), thioridazine (Mellaril), and trifluoperazine (Stelazine).
Early reports focused on HSV-related liver failure in neonates and children, and the patient described in the first report of HSV hepatitis in adults was a pregnant woman with several exacerbating factors, including hyperemesis gravidarum and treatment with tetracycline and stelazine [14].
The daughter also stated that the mother had taken stelazine and thorazine in the past but no other psychiatric medications.
He agreed, and she just stopped taking them (Stelazine and/or Thorazine) cold turkey with no ill effects.
Se suministro trifluoperazina (Stelazine) en 13 casos, trifluopromazina (Siquil) en 11, prorclormazina (Stemetil) en 11, levomeprazina (Sinogan) en 8, flufenacina (Anatensol, Prolixin) en 3 y reserpina (Serpasil) en 2; entre otros individuales como perfemazina (Trilafon), tioperazina (Mayeptil), periciazina (Neuleptil), acepromazina maleato (Plegicil).
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.
Antipsychotic Medications, Generic and Brand Names and Typical Tablet Dosage Generic Name Brand Name Tablet dosage range Atypical Risperidone Risperdal 1-3 mg Olanzapine Zyprexa 2.5-10 mg Clozapine Clozaril 25-100 mg Quetiapine Seroquel 25-200 mg Ziprasidone Geodon 20-60 mg Aripiprazole Abilify 5-15 mg High Potency Haloperidol Haldol 0.5-20 mg Typical Pimozide Orap 2 mg Fluphenazine Prolixin 2.5-10 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.