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Clopenthixol

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Clopenthixol

(Science: chemical) a thioxanthene with therapeutic actions similar to the phenothiazine antipsychotics. It is an antagonist at d1 and d2 dopamine receptors.

Pharmacological action: antipsychotic agents, dopamine antagonists.

chemical name: 1-Piperazineethanol, 4-(3-(2-chloro-9H-thioxanthen-9-ylidene)propyl)-