Phenothiazine

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In pharmacology, phenothiazines are "compounds containing dibenzo-1,4-thiazine. Some of them are neuroactive."[1] Examples include:

  • Acepromazine
  • Azure Stains
  • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine) is a neuroleptic drug used for psychotic disorders.
  • Fluphenazine (Prolixin) is a neuroleptic drug used for psychotic disorders.
  • Mesoridazine
  • Methotrimeprazine
  • Methylene Blue
  • Moricizine
  • Nonachlazine
  • Perazine
  • Perphenazine (Trilafon) is a neuroleptic drug used for psychotic disorders.
  • Prochlorperazine is a "phenothiazine antipsychotic used principally in the treatment of nausea; vomiting; and vertigo. It is more likely than chlorpromazine to cause extrapyramidal disorders."[2] It is also used to treat headaches.[3]
  • Promazine
  • Promethazine is a "phenothiazine derivative with histamine H1-blocking, antimuscarinic, and sedative properties. It is used as an antiallergic, in pruritus, for motion sickness and sedation, and also in animals."[4] It is also used to treat headaches.[3]
  • Thiethylperazine
  • Thioridazine (Mellaril) is a neuroleptic drug used for psychotic disorders.
  • Tolonium Chloride
  • Trifluoperazine
  • Triflupromazine
  • Trimeprazine

References

  1. Anonymous (2021), Phenothiazine (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  2. Anonymous (2021), Prochlorperazine (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Callan JE, Kostic MA, Bachrach EA, Rieg TS (October 2008). "Prochlorperazine vs. promethazine for headache treatment in the emergency department: a randomized controlled trial". J Emerg Med 35 (3): 247–53. DOI:10.1016/j.jemermed.2007.09.047. PMID 18534808. Research Blogging.
  4. Anonymous (2021), Promethazine (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.