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a phenothiazine used orally in the form of the base or the hydrochloride salt as an antipsychotic agent and sedative.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A phenothiazine drug, C21H26N2S2, that is used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat psychotic disorders.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
thioridazineMellaril® Pharmacology A chlorpromazine-like antipsychotic, metabolized to the therapeutically active mesoridazine
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
thioridazineAn antipsychotic drug used to treat SCHIZOPHRENIA and MANIA. A brand name is Melleril.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005