Definitions

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

  • noun A phenothiazine drug, C21H26N2S2, that is used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat psychotic disorders.

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  • noun An antipsychotic drug used in the treatment of anxiety, depression and autism

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  • noun a tranquilizer (trade name Mellaril) used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders

Etymologies

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

[thio– + (pipe)rid(ine) + azine.]

Examples

  • The excuse had been that South Hams Prison used chemical restraints on its violent prisoners—thioridazine, haloperidol, chlorpromazine—and that paranoid episodes were one of the common side effects.

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  • QT-prolonging agents (eg, quinidine, sotalol, thioridazine), quinolones (eg, ciprofloxacin), or streptogramins (eg, mikamycin) because serious, possibly life-threatening side effects on the heart or irregular heartbeat may occur

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  • The names of the drugs are either so long you quit reading after the first syllable or two (benzodiazepine, thioridazine), or are soft and airy and nasal-congested (Buspar, Zoloft).

    The Fortunes of Indigo Skye

  • The names of the drugs are either so long you quit reading after the first syllable or two (benzodiazepine, thioridazine), or are soft and airy and nasal-congested (Buspar, Zoloft).

    The Fortunes of Indigo Skye

  • The names of the drugs are either so long you quit reading after the first syllable or two (benzodiazepine, thioridazine), or are soft and airy and nasal-congested (Buspar, Zoloft).

    The Fortunes of Indigo Skye

  • The names of the drugs are either so long you quit reading after the first syllable or two (benzodiazepine, thioridazine), or are soft and airy and nasal-congested (Buspar, Zoloft).

    The Fortunes of Indigo Skye

  • The "typical" drugs used for comparison were haloperidol and thioridazine, both generics.

    Study Confirms Antipsychotics Pose Heart Risk

  • Drugs such as haloperidol (Haldol) and thioridazine (Mellaril) are very helpful in treating psychiatric symptoms of lupus.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

  • Drugs such as haloperidol (Haldol) and thioridazine (Mellaril) are very helpful in treating psychiatric symptoms of lupus.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

  • Drugs such as haloperidol (Haldol) and thioridazine (Mellaril) are very helpful in treating psychiatric symptoms of lupus.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

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