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A trademark for chlorpromazine.
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(ˈθɔr əˌzin, ˈθoʊr-)
Trademark. a brand of chlorpromazine.
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Noun1.Thorazine - a drug (trade name Thorazine) derived from phenothiazine that has antipsychotic effects and is used as a sedative and tranquilizer
phenothiazine, thiodiphenylamine - a compound used primarily in veterinary medicine to rid farm animals of internal parasites
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Chlorpromazine (Thorazine), clozapine (Clozaril), methotrimeprazine (Nozinan), olanzapine (Zyprexa), perphenazine (Trilafon), pimozide (Orap), quetiapine (Seroquel), thioridazine (Mellaril), and trifluoperazine (Stelazine).
Why use a psychiatric drug like Thorazine for treating hostility, anger, screaming and yelling?
In the chapter after that, Barlow sets out to blow up the statue of John Harvard in Harvard Yard but gets intercepted by concerned Wesleyan friends and faculty, who pump him full of Thorazine until he calms down and finishes out his term as "de facto student body president." (No, really, that's what he was.) Then there's the period when he talks his way out of the draft, gets accepted to Harvard Law School, sells his first novel (based on a half-finished draft!), and avoids either completing the novel or beginning law school by spending his advance on a trip to India, where he dates the Dalai Lama's sister.
A related bill would establish six new "diversion homes" and could help someone such as David, whose occasional need for the psychotropic drug Thorazine has kept him out of existing group homes that require legal guardians or health care professionals to administer those drugs.
Codeine and the anti-psychotic thorazine were also handed out, and the latter played a role in lowering the rates of combat trauma among U.S.
He'd been taking "Amitriptyline, an antidepressant, as well as the antipsychotic drug Thorazine."
In 1954, Smith-Kline and French marketed Thorazine, chlorpromazine, the first antipsychotic drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Take chlorpromazine, better known by its trade name, Thorazine, which revolutionized the treatment of mental illness when it was introduced in the 1950s.
Chlorpromazine (Thorazine), a phenothiazine type first-generation antipsychotic drug, is likely the most effective and well-studied pharmaceutical drug for hiccups [1, 2].
I learned this talented man, also a great musician and vocalist, was a manic-depressive who injected himself with large doses of Thorazine to achieve a euthymic state in the days before lithium.
The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry was established in 1953, the same year that the first "tranquilizer," chlorpromazine (Thorazine) was introduced (in France), marking the start of a revolution in psychiatric care.