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Neuroleptic drugs

neuroleptic drugs

Literally nerve seising: used of chlorpromazine like drugs. Antagonise the effects of dopamine.

Origin: Gr. Lepsis = a taking hold


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... ________________________________________ Introduction Pimozide is a neuroleptic and a selective blocker of dopamine D2 receptors.[1] In 1975 ... as a single daily dose in common practice. As with other neuroleptic drugs pimozide in higher dosage may lead to a prolonged QT interval on the ...

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