clopenthixolmedical dictionary


A thioxanthene with therapeutic actions similar to the phenothiazine antipsychotics. It is an antagonist at d1 and d2 dopamine receptors.

Pharmacological action: antipsychotic agents, dopamine antagonists.

Chemical name: 1-Piperazineethanol, 4-(3-(2-chloro-9H-thioxanthen-9-ylidene)propyl)-

(12 Dec 1998)

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