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Trifluoperazine (Eskazinyl, Eskazine, Jatroneural, Modalina, Stelazine, Terfluzine, Trifluoperaz, Triftazin) is a typical antipsychotic of the phenothiazine chemical class used for the short-term treatment of certain types of anxiety. 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. The primary application of trifluoperazine is for schizophrenia. Other official indications may vary country by country, but generally, it is also indicated for use in agitation and patients with behavioral problems, severe nausea, and vomiting as well as severe anxiety. Trials have shown a moderate benefit of this drug in patients with borderline personality disorder. A 2004 meta-analysis of the studies on trifluoperazine found that it is more likely than placebo to cause extrapyramidal side effects such as akathisia, dystonia, and Parkinsonism. It is also more likely to cause somnolence and anticholinergic side effects such as red-eye and xerostomia (dry mouth).   NCATS

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$0.1485 - $0.8127
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10-[3-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)propyl]-2-(trifluoromethyl)-10h-phenothiazine | 10-[3-(4-methyl-piperazin-1-yl)-propyl]-2-trifluoromethyl-10h-phenothiazine | amylozine | flupazine | stelazine | stelazine fte | trifluoperazin | trifluoperazina | trifluoperazine | trifluoperazine dihydrochloride | trifluoperazine hcl | trifluoperazine hydrochloride | trifluoperazine maleate | trifluoperazinum | trifluoromethyl-10-(3'-(1-methyl-4-piperazinyl)propyl)phenothiazine | trifluoromethylperazine | trifluoroperazine | trifluperazine | triflurin | triperazine


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