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Introduction: Thioridazine

Description of Thioridazine

Thioridazine: 10-[2-(1-Methyl-2-piperidinyl)ethyl]-2-(methylthio)-10H-phenothiazine, an antipsychotic.
Source: Diseases Database

Thioridazine: phenothiazine compound having antipsychotic and sedative effects, used in treatment of schizophrenia and acute psychotic episodes, for relief of anxiety, agitiation and depression in mood disorders, and for treatment of disruptive behavior disorders in children.
Source: CRISP

Thioridazine: A phenothiazine antipsychotic used in the management of psychoses, including schizophrenia, and in the control of severely disturbed or agitated behavior. It has little antiemetic activity. Thioridazine has a higher incidence of antimuscarinic effects, but a lower incidence of extrapyramidal symptoms, than CHLORPROMAZINE. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p618).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Thioridazine

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Thioridazine

The following list attempts to classify Thioridazine into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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