major tranquilliser

Definitions of major tranquilliser
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n tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired

Synonyms:
antipsychotic, antipsychotic agent, antipsychotic drug, major tranquilizer, major tranquillizer, neuroleptic, neuroleptic agent, neuroleptic drug
Types:
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Thorazine, chlorpromazine
a drug (trade name Thorazine) derived from phenothiazine that has antipsychotic effects and is used as a sedative and tranquilizer
Clozaril, clozapine
an antipsychotic drug (trade name Clozaril) used as a sedative and for treatment-resistant schizophrenia; know to have few side effects
diphenylbutyl piperidine
a group of antipsychotic drugs used mainly in the treatment of schizophrenia
fluphenazine
tranquilizer used to treat psychotic disorders
Haldol, haloperidol
tranquilizer (trade name Haldol) used to treat some psychotic disorders and Tourette's syndrome
Loxitane, loxapine
a tranquilizer (trade name Loxitane) used to treat schizophrenia
Moban, molindone
antipsychotic drug (trade name Moban) used in the treatment of schizophrenia
prochlorperazine
antipsychotic and antiemetic drug used to treat schizophrenia and to combat nausea and vomiting
Mellaril, thioridazine
a tranquilizer (trade name Mellaril) used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
Navane, thiothixene
a tranquilizer (trade name Navane) used to treat schizophrenia
Eskalith, Lithane, Lithonate, lithium carbonate
a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
pimozide
the most commonly used diphenylbutyl piperidine
Type of:
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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