13 relations: Antipsychotic, Chlorpromazine, Clinical trial, Dibenzoxepin, Extrapyramidal symptoms, Hydrochloride, Oral administration, Pharmacodynamics, Ring (chemistry), Schizophrenia, Sedative, Thioridazine, Tricyclic.
Antipsychotics, also known as neuroleptics or major tranquilizers, are a class of medication primarily used to manage psychosis (including delusions, hallucinations, paranoia or disordered thought), principally in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Chlorpromazine (CPZ), marketed under the trade names Thorazine and Largactil among others, is an antipsychotic medication.
Clinical trials are experiments or observations done in clinical research.
Dibenzoxepin, or dibenzoxepin, is a tricyclic compound.
Extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS), also known as extrapyramidal side effects (EPSE), are drug-induced movement disorders that include acute and tardive symptoms.
In chemistry, a hydrochloride is an acid salt resulting, or regarded as resulting, from the reaction of hydrochloric acid with an organic base (e.g. an amine).
Pharmacodynamics is the study of the biochemical and physiologic effects of drugs (especially pharmaceutical drugs).
In chemistry, a ring is an ambiguous term referring either to a simple cycle of atoms and bonds in a molecule or to a connected set of atoms and bonds in which every atom and bond is a member of a cycle (also called a ring system).
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to understand reality.
A sedative or tranquilliser is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
Thioridazine (Mellaril or Melleril) is a piperidine typical antipsychotic drug belonging to the phenothiazine drug group and was previously widely used in the treatment of schizophrenia and psychosis.
Tricyclics are chemical compounds that contain three interconnected rings of atoms.