antipsychotic agent

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Noun1.antipsychotic agent - tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desiredantipsychotic agent - 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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Consider (EKG) an EKG when: using other QT-prolonging medications, increasing the dosage of an antipsychotic agent, or when the patient has baseline CVD risk factors or a history of syncope.
That's suggested by the fact that 23% of the early MTD achievers received combination therapy with an additional antidepressant or antipsychotic agent for more than 30 days, compared with only 17% of the late achievers.
In our survey, paliperidone was a commonly prescribed antipsychotic agent in the treatment of schizophrenia, especially among psychiatrists in cluster B.
Olanzapine is an established atypical antipsychotic agent with proven efficacy but metabolic liabilities.
A drug that is FDA-approved as an antipsychotic agent, olanzapine (Zyprexa), has been found to help prevent nausea and vomiting in patients receiving chemotherapy to treat cancer.
Because of the small sample size, the prevalence of metabolic syndrome based on the kind of antipsychotic agent was not evaluated, and it is one of the limitations of this study [Table 1].
According to the company, Fanapt is an atypical antipsychotic agent indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults.
announced that they have entered into a license agreement for the commercialization of lurasidone hydrochloride ("lurasidone"), an atypical antipsychotic agent discovered by DSP, in Brazil and Venezuela.
Data source: A review of 19 studies assessing the efficacy of combining a mood stabilizer and an antipsychotic agent as maintenance therapy for bipolar disorder.
For those patients who develop diabetes during therapy with risperidone treatment, change of treatment to another antipsychotic agent may be the first recommendation.
At present clozapine is the only antipsychotic agent with proven efficacy in treatment resistant schizophrenia and some patients still fail to improve with its use.
Our collaboration with Otsuka on the antipsychotic agent ABILIFY (aripiprazole) has been very successful, and we are pleased to expand our relationship to include saxagliptin.