chlorprothixene

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chlorprothixene

 [klor″pro-thik´sēn]
a thioxanthene drug having sedative, antiemetic, antihistaminic, anticholinergic, and alpha-adrenergic blocking activity; used to control symptoms of psychotic disorders.

chlorprothixene

(klōr″prō-thik′sēn″)
A first-generation antipsychotic agent used to treat schizophrenia. Its side effects include sedation, slurred speech, and tardive dyskinesia.

chlorprothixene

a thioxanthene derivative, related to the phenothiazine tranquilizers. Used as a tranquilizer, especially in pigs.
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37) In Harper, for instance, the Supreme Court noted that the drugs administered to the defendant included Trialafon, Haldol, Prolixin, Taractan, Loxitane, Mellaril, and Navane.
Stelazine, Prolixin, Taractan, Moban, Loxitane, Trilafon*
For example, one drug, Taractan, was added to his medications in 1982 with the stated goal of "sedat[ing] him at night and reliev[ing] the residents and evening [staff] .
Mellaril, Serentil, Thorazine, Navane, Haldol, Stelazine, Prolixin, Taractan, Moban, Loxitane, Trilafon(*)
Mellaril, Haldol, Navane, Prolixin, Stelazine, Moban, Serentil, Loxitane, Thorazine and Taractan, should NOT be used at all in nursing home patients unless, according to OBRA '90, the patient has an indication from the following: