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A crystalline compound, C21H26ClN3OS, used as a tranquilizer especially in the treatment of psychosis and to prevent or alleviate nausea and vomiting.


(Pharmacology) pharmacol a potent antipsychotic drug with formula C21H26ClN3OS, used to treat psychoses such as schizophrenia


(pərˈfɛn əˌzin, -zɪn)

a crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C21H26ClN3OS, used as a tranquilizer and in treating intractable hiccups and nausea.
[1955–60; per- + phen (othi) azine]
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Noun1.perphenazine - tranquilizer and antidepressant (trade name Triavil) sometimes used as an antiemetic for adults
antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquilliser, minor tranquillizer - a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability


n perfenazina
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TABLE 1 Antipsychotic agents and recommended dosages (5,8) Drug Dosage (mg/d) First-generation antipsychotics Chlorpromazine 300-1000 Haloperidol 5-20 Perphenazine 16-64 Second-generation antipsychotics Aripiprazole 10-30 Asenapine 5 Clozapine 150-600 Lurasidone 40-160 Olanzapine 10-30 Paliperidone 3-12 Quetiapine 300-800 Risperidone 2-8 Ziprasidone 120-200 TABLE 2 Long-acting injectable antipsychotics (21) Generic name Dose (mg) Frequency (weeks) Risperidone 25-50 Q 2 Paliperidone palmitate 34-234 Q 4 273-819 Q 12 Olanzapine pamoate 150-405 Q 2-4 Aripiprazole 300-400 Q 4 441-882 Q 4 Haloperidol decanoate 50-200 Q 4 Fluphenazine decanoate 12.
A double-blind randomized comparison of nortriptyline plus perphenazine versus nortriptyline plus placebo in the treatment of psychotic depression in late life.
Perphenazine LAI and olanzapine LAI each brought a 42% reduction in rehospitalization risk; the oral version of perphenazine was associated with a 14% risk reduction.
One RCT (Zhu 2010) did not report details of APs use, but the remaining RCTs (Castro 2011; Shamir 2000; Shamir 2001) reported using a range of APs including levopromazine, haloperidol, clozapine, aripiprazole, olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone, perphenazine, zuclopenthixol and chlorpromazine.
In patients with schizophrenia and metabolic syndrome, antipsychotic agents' that cause less weight gain such as quetiapine, aripiprazole, and atypical antipsychotics such as perphenazine should be prescribed.
Metoclopramide, domperidone, perphenazine, droperidol), haematological abnormalities (eg: prochlorperazine), sedation (eg: chlorpromazine, droperidol, cyclizine, etc.
These medications are chlorpromazine, haloperidol, perphenazine, and fluphenazine.
The first three most commonly prescribed antipsychotic drugs were sulpiride, perphenazine, and risperidone in 2002, olanzapine, risperidone, and quetiapine in 2006 and olanzapine, quetiapine, and risperidone in 2012.
Prescribed typical antipsychotics within the study period included chlorpromazine, clopenthixol, clothiapine, droperidol, flupentixol, fluphenazine, haloperidol, levomepromazine, loxapine, methotrimeprazine, perphenazine, pipotiazine, sulpiride, thioridazine, thiothixene, and trifluoperazine.
I took my medications (lithium, perphenazine, trihexyphenidyl, triazolam) and, thanks to them, I had no symptoms ("no disturbance of mood," my family physician wrote in his report to the psychiatrist), and I functioned pretty well (teaching full time).
Her current medication is based on perphenazine and diazepam.
10 ( ANI ): New studies in zebrafish have shown that a 50-year-old antipsychotic medication called perphenazine can actively combat the cells of a difficult-to-treat form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).