Disease Information for Chlorprothixene (Taractan) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antipsychotic/neuroleptic drug (example)
DRUG/Phenothiazine class drug (example)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1 Propanamine, 3 (2 chloro 9H thioxanthen 9 ylidene) N,N dimethyl , (Z), Chlorprothixene, Chlorprothixene (product), Chlorprothixene (substance), CHLORPROTHIXENE PREPARATION, Chlorprotixen, Brand name/Taractan (Chlorprothixene)
Definition

Thorazine-like drug; class of neuroleptic drugs for anti-psychosis effect; oral parenteral; causes sedation, tardive dyskinesia; basal ganglia effects; wide margin of safety

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