psychotropic agent

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Noun1.psychotropic agent - a chemical substance that can influence human consciousness
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
antianxiety agent, ataractic, ataractic agent, ataractic drug, tranquilizer, tranquilliser, tranquillizer - a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
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Now, owing to a discovered additional benefit, it is predominantly a psychotropic agent for the treatment of psychotic delusions in schizophrenia.
CBD oil, which has very low levels of THC, the psychotropic agent in marijuana, has been legalized for limited uses in an additional 15 states, including Texas, where use of the oil to treat children with epilepsy was legalized on Monday.
Informed consent regarding the risks and benefits of exposing the fetus and the newborn to a psychotropic agent and maternal illness must be documented.
Seroquel XR(R) is an oral psychotropic agent indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder.
The psychotropic agent in question, dubbed Marasa, is synthesized from crossbred cacti and succulents, which were the last living things in Cook's abandoned digs, besides the black mold spreading across the walls.
Patton prescribed Seroquel, a psychotropic agent used to treat schizophrenia.
The woman kept her appointment the day after her discharge, but it was noted she had been unable to fill her prescription for Seroquel, a psychotropic agent used to treat schizophrenia, was obsessed with psychotic thoughts, was frightened, and had an "inappropriate and blunted affect." Two days later she committed suicide in her apartment.
The only psychotropic agent they could use during the study was lorazepam as a rescue medication for anxiety.
All of the patients (100%) participating in the study were treated with at least one psychotropic agent during his/her therapy in the unit.
A health plan refused to pay medical expenses incurred after a participant in the plan was taken to an emergency room following the fatal self-ingestion of the psychotropic agent benzodiazepine, as well as codeine, meperidine, and morphine.
Table 1 Classification of drug-induced liver injury and associated psychotropics Pattern of liver injury Psychotropic agent Acute Bupropion Hepatocellular (ALT >3 x upper limit of Fluoxetine normal) Nefazodone (a) Paroxetine Risperidone Sertraline Trazodone Valproic acid Cholestatic (AP >2 x upper limit of normal, Chlorpromazine ALT/AP <2) Phenothiazines Tricyclics Mixed ([up arrow]AP and ALT) Amitriptyline Carbamazepine Phenobarbital Phenytoin Chronic Microvesicular steatosis Valproic acid (a.) Brand discontinued in the United States ALT: alanine aminotransferase; AP: alkaline phosphatase Source: Adapted from Reference 3 VPA-induced liver injury occurs in approximately 1 in 37,000 persons taking the drug.