Chlorpromazine (Thorazine)

Photograph of Chlorpromazine (Thorazine) under the microscope.

Chlorpromazine, more commonly known as Thorazine, is one of the most widely known phenothiazine neuroleptics that has ever been used. Drugs of this type are used to control psychosis and are commonly used in mental institutions for patients who do not have a comfortable grasp on reality. Side effects include convulsions, increased sweating, tardive dyskinesia, and changes to pigmentation.


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