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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LATUDA is an atypical antipsychotic agent created by Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma.
ENLIGHTEN-2 is the second of two key phase 3 studies in the ALKS 3831 registration program and was designed to confirm ALKS 3831's favorable weight profile compared to olanzapine, an antipsychotic agent with established efficacy but limited in its clinical use by a high incidence and magnitude of weight gain.
When the decision to use an antipsychotic agent is made for a person with dementia, SGAs appear to be a better choice.
If this combination doesn't provide satisfactory improvement after adequate dosing for sufficient duration, only then is it time to turn to an atypical antipsychotic agent as a higher-risk/higher-reward third-line therapy, added Dr.
The multicenter, randomized, double-blind phase 3 study will evaluate the weight gain profile of ALKS 3831 compared to olanzapine, an established atypical antipsychotic agent with proven efficacy but also metabolic liabilities, in patients with stable schizophrenia over a six-month treatment period.
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.
Our patient was judged to require treatment with an oral antipsychotic agent due to her behaviour impacting on her medical treatment and the intensity of her psychotic symptoms.
ALKS 3831 is an investigational, novel, oral atypical antipsychotic drug candidate composed of samidorphan, a novel, new molecular entity co-formulated with the antipsychotic agent, olanzapine, in a single bilayer tablet.
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.
Clozapine was the first introduced atypical antipsychotic agent and it leads to a short-lived and slight increase of plasma prolactin which may remain undetected in routine laboratory controls [1, 3, 14].
For example, anti-histaminergic agents (such as promethazine) can be used for their sedating side-effect rather than their primary intended effect in behaviourally disturbed psychiatric patients, usually together with an antipsychotic agent. (4)