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thioridazine/thi·o·rid·a·zine/ (-rid´ah-zēn) a tranquilizer with antipsychotic and sedative effects, used as the base or hydrochloride salt.
A phenothiazine drug, C21H26N2S2, that is used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat psychotic disorders.
thioridazineA typical piperidine antipsychotic used for short-term management of depression with anxiety. Thioridazine decreases excitement, hypermotility, affective tension, and agitation by psychomotor inhibition. High doses are discouraged, given the concerns relating to cardiotoxicity and retinopathy.
Drowsiness, pseudoparkinsonism, extrapyramidal symptoms, nocturnal confusion, hyperactivity, lethargy, psychotic reactions, restlessness, headache, dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, nasal congestion, galactorrhoea, breast engorgement, amenorrhoea, ejaculation inhibition, peripheral oedema.
thioridazineMellaril® Pharmacology A chlorpromazine-like antipsychotic, metabolized to the therapeutically active mesoridazine
thioridazineAn antipsychotic drug used to treat SCHIZOPHRENIA and MANIA. A brand name is Melleril.
a phenothiazine tranquilizer used in the treatment of stereotypic and aggressive behavior in dogs.