butyrophenone


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bu·ty·ro·phe·none

 (byo͞o-tĭr′ō-fə-nōn′, byo͞o′tə-rō-)
n.
Any of a group of antipsychotic drugs, such as haloperidol, administered in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders.

butyrophenone

(bjuːˌtaɪrəʊˈfiːnəʊn)
n
a drug used to treat psychiatric disorders
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2 mg/kg PO q12h), a butyrophenone anxiolytic with a dopamine-receptor antagonist effect, commonly used in feather-picking disorders in parrots, was initiated to maintain a calm bird to provide conditions for muscle regeneration.
Neurolept anaesthesia was one of the regimens used, which combined droperidol, a butyrophenone acting by blocking D2 receptors, and fentanyl, an opioid.
Phenothiazine, butyrophenone, and other psychotropic medication poisonings in children and adolescents.
A first manual screen of the TIC by an experienced toxicologist was followed by screening for specific drug classes employing previously described user-defined macros (1, 2, 30) for the following drug classes: psychotropics, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, stimulants/hallucinogens, opioids, analgesics, anticonvulsants, antidepressants, butyrophenone neuroleptics, cardiovascular drugs, sedative hypnotics, and phenothiazine neuroleptics (1,2,30).
Haloperidol, a butyrophenone antipsychotic, is available in generic formulations and as Haldol, Haldol Decanoate, and Haldol Lactate.