Trifluoperazine

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Scientific Name: Trifluoperazine
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Glaxosmithkline, Sandoz inc, Wockhardt eu operations (swiss) ag, Duramed pharmaceuticals inc sub barr laboratories inc, Ivax pharmaceuticals inc, Mylan pharmaceuticals inc, Watson laboratories inc
Mechanism Of Action Trifluoperazine blocks postsynaptic mesolimbic dopaminergic D1 and D2 receptors in the brain; depresses the release of hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormones and is believed to depress the reticular activating system thus affecting basal metabolism, body temperature, wakefulness, vasomotor tone, and emesis.
Description of the Drug: Trifluoperazine is a phenothiazine used to treat depression, anxiety, and agitation.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00831