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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A drug, C17H19ClN2S, derived from phenothiazine and used to suppress vomiting and as a sedative and a tranquilizer, especially in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic states.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a drug derived from phenothiazine and used as a sedative and tranquilizer.

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  • noun A tranquillizing drug, C17H19ClN2S, used in the treatment of schizophrenia etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a drug (trade name Thorazine) derived from phenothiazine that has antipsychotic effects and is used as a sedative and tranquilizer

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[chlor(o)– + pro(pyl) + m(ethyl) + azine.]

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From French chloropromazine, corresponding to chlor- + prom(eth)azine.

Examples

  • At the time of this advert, drugs like Thorazine also known by its generic name chlorpromazine were marketed as major tranquillisers.

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  • At the time of this advert, drugs like Thorazine also known by its generic name chlorpromazine were marketed as major tranquillisers.

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  • Neuroleptic drugs (such as chlorpromazine) have their effect on the brain almost immediately, but they take weeks to affect the behaviour of the patients.

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  • Neuroleptic drugs (such as chlorpromazine) have their effect on the brain almost immediately, but they take weeks to affect the behaviour of the patients.

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  • Lost my sister to chlorpromazine and the Electra complex

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  • Fortunately for them, Roland Kuhn, who ran an asylum in Switzerland, was just then getting tired of paying top dollar for chlorpromazine.

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  • The psychiatric implications of such a drug were obvious, and soon French doctors were using a particularly strong phenothiazine—RP4560, or chlorpromazine—on their psychotic mostly schizophrenic patients.

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  • It was as if chlorpromazine had tamed their inner demons sufficiently to allow them to reenter the world.

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  • At first, chlorpromazine was administered as an adjunct to a shock treatment popular in France—packing psychotic patients in ice, on the theory that the drug enhanced the hibernation effect, which allegedly cured patients by putting them in a somnolent state.

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