Definition of Chlorpromazine

1. Noun. A drug (trade name Thorazine) derived from phenothiazine that has antipsychotic effects and is used as a sedative and tranquilizer.




Definition of Chlorpromazine

1. Noun. A tranquillizing drug, C17H19ClN2S, used in the treatment of schizophrenia etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chlorpromazine

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Medical Definition of Chlorpromazine

1. Neuroleptic aliphatic phenothiazine, thought to act primarily as dopamine antagonist, but also antagonist at _ adrenergic, H1 histamine, muscarinic and serotonin receptors. Used clinically as an antiemetic. Has been shown to alter fibroblast behaviour. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorpromazine

chloroxylenols
chlorozotocin
chlorphenamidine
chlorphenamine
chlorphenesin
chlorphenindione
chlorpheniramine
chlorpheniramine maleate
chlorphenol red
chlorphentermine
chlorphentermine hydrochloride
chlorpicrin
chlorproethazine hydrochloride
chlorproguanil hydrochloride
chlorpromazine (current term)
chlorpromazines
chlorpropamide
chlorpropamides
chlorpropham
chlorprothixene
chlorpyrifos
chlorpyrifos-oxonase
chlorsulfuron-5-hydroxylase
chlortetracycline
chlorthalidone
chlorthenoxazin
chlorthiamide
chlorthymol

Literary usage of Chlorpromazine

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1. Value of Psychiatric Treatment: Its Efficacy in Severe Mental Disorders edited by Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"In 1975, Shopsin and others achieved similar results in their double-blind study comparing lithium to chlorpromazine and haloperidol ..."

2. Health Consequences of Smoking for Women: A Report of the Surgeon General by DIANE Publishing Company (1985)
"Only in the chlorpromazine study (24) did the study group (those taking chlorpromazine) contain more women than men, an observation that supports other ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"CO-chlorpromazine and CO-d-amphetamine combinations often produced greater than additive response-rate suppression, although differences from additivity did ..."

4. Cocaine: Pharmacology, Effects, and Treatment of Abuse edited by John Grabowski (1994)
"The present authors employ chlorpromazine because of its sedative properties ... Instead chlorpromazine substantially antagonizes epileptogenic and lethal ..."

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