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An antipsychotic drug, C28H29F2N3O, used in the management of Tourette syndrome.

[pi(peridine) + moz- (shortening and alteration of imidazole) + -ide.]
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Noun1.pimozide - the most commonly used diphenylbutyl piperidine
diphenylbutyl piperidine - a group of antipsychotic drugs used mainly in the treatment of schizophrenia
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This function remained stable for patients who took pimozide.
Therapy with certain psychoactive drugs has been described as successful, including trifluoperazine hydrochloride, pimozide, olanzapine, lithium, doxepin, fluoxetine, and sertraline, as well as cognitive psychotherapy, hypnosis, and habit-reversal techniques (4, 8-13).
Vivancos F y col (2013) exponen que al haber resistencia a levodopa se podrian usar otros medicamentos, como los farmacos anticolinergicos, Las benzodiacepinas como diazepam y clonazepam, Algunos farmacos antiespasmodicos como baclofen, agonista selectivo GABA, o tizanidina, agonista alfa-2 noradrenergico, Neurolepticos como pimozide, clozapina y olanzapina, antiepilepticos como carbamazepina y La toxina botulinica la cual se ha convertido en el farmaco "estrella" del tratamiento de la distonia focal.
A systematic review and practice parameter published in 2008 by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS) has concluded that carbamazepine is effective for controlling pain in patients with classic TN, oxcarbazepine is probably effective, and baclofen, lamotrigine and pimozide are possibly effective (19).
Advancement and synchronization of spawning in Salmogairdneri and Sitaltrutta following administration of LHRHa combined or not with pimozide.
The influence of the cyp3a4*22 polymorphism and cyp2d6 polymorphisms on serum concentrations of aripiprazole, haloperidol, pimozide, and risperidone in psychiatric patients.
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The effects of [D-Ala6 Pro9 NEt]-LHRHa and LHRHa + pimozide on plasma sex steroid profiles in adult female seabream (Sparus aurata).
The only Food and Drug Administration-approved agents are haloperidol and pimozide, although there is ample support for other agents, and practitioners are most likely to use alternatives, given the side-effect profiles of these typical antipsychotics.
Examples of psychiatric drugs whose labels contain such PG information include pimozide and iloperidone as well as citalopram.
Most of the tic disorders are treated with Haloperidol Risperidone and Pimozide.
Then, the patient started pimozide up 8 mg/day with clinical improvement and after 6 months of treatment it was progressively discontinued, without psychopathological decompensation.