Definitions

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

  • noun A phenothiazine drug, C22H26F3N3OS, used in its hydrochloride and decanoate forms to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.

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  • noun An antipsychotic drug used in the treatment of schizophrenia etc

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  • noun tranquilizer used to treat psychotic disorders

Etymologies

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

[flu(oro)– + phenazine.]

Examples

  • The pills she had been given were not, according to the chart, antimalaria medication but an antispasm drug called trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride, used to counter facial muscle spasms that can be a side effect of a powerful antipsychotic called fluphenazine that had been given to Kimwana in an injection.

    Crazy Like Us

  • F.F. was a 36 year old white married female with a schizoaffective disorder who presented to a hospital after an intentional ingestion of colchicine, fluphenazine, lorazepam, benztropine and ethanol.

    Colchicine Poisoning

  • Her records show that she took a variety of medications during that period, including, for a time, a large fifty-milligram dose of the antipsychotic fluphenazine every two weeks.

    Crazy Like Us

  • Jika ini tidak efektif, neuroleptik klasik seperti: haloperidol, fluphenazine, atau pimozide dapat diberikan.

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  • On Tuesday, O'Connor announced that a second blood sample from the horse had also tested positive for two human anti-psychotic drugs — fluphenazine and zuclopenthixol.

    USATODAY.com - U.S. could get gold after German horse flunks Olympic drug test

  • Haloperidol (50 mg/mL) and fluphenazine (25 mg/mL) are also available in long-acting (depot), intramuscular (IM) form.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • Very high dosage fluphenazine for nonchronic treatment-refractory patients.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • The patient remains on the maintenance dose 0.5-1 mL of haloperidol or 1-2 mL of fluphenazine.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • Mainwaring dropped the Thorazine and switched to other phenothiazine tranquilizers—haloperidol, thioridazine, fluphenazine.

    Over the Edge

  • Mainwaring dropped the Thorazine and switched to other phenothiazine tranquilizers—haloperidol, thioridazine, fluphenazine.

    Over the Edge

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