butyrophenones


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Related to butyrophenones: haloperidol, Phenothiazines, Thioxanthenes

butyrophenones

A group of phenothiazine derivative drugs used in the treatment of SCHIZOPHRENIA. The group includes HALOPERIDOL, triperidol and benperidol.
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The butyrophenones are essentially derivatives of haloperidol.
Selected butyrophenones used after surgery to address postoperative nausea and vomiting include droperidol, which he referred to as "the Bendectin of anesthesiologists.
In the first, phenothiazines and butyrophenones may form insoluble precipitates when given concurrently with caffeine.
fluphenazine, chlorpromazine, promazine, mesoridazine) * Butyrophenones (e.
Benzodiazepines and butyrophenones were the most commonly used agents.
2,3) Literally hundreds of invasive, pharmacologic, and nonpharmacologic "alternative" treatments have been described for hiccup, with two of the most frequently used medical ones being phenothiazines and butyrophenones.
Phenothiazines, butyrophenones, and metoclopramide (Reglan) have the most direct effect on blocking the pathway between the center in the medulla that controls vomiting and the chemoreceptor trigger.