Definition of Molindone

1. Noun. Antipsychotic drug (trade name Moban) used in the treatment of schizophrenia.




Definition of Molindone

1. Noun. A particular kind of therapeutic antipsychotic that is used to treat schizophrenia. ¹

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Medical Definition of Molindone

1. An indole derivative effective in schizophrenia and other psychoses and possibly useful in the treatment of the aggressive type of undersocialised conduct disorder. Molindone has much lower affinity for d2 receptors than most antipsychotic agents and has a relatively low affinity for d1 receptors. It has only low to moderate affinity for cholinergic and alpha-adrenergic receptors. Some electrophysiologic data from animals indicate that molindone has certain characteristics that resemble those of clozapine. Pharmacological action: antipsychotic agents. Chemical name: 4H-Indol-4-one, 3-ethyl-1,5,6,7-tetrahydro-2-methyl-5-(4-morpholinylmethyl)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Molindone

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1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"Some side effects may be clinically useful, such as nighttime sedation with chlorpromazine or avoidance of appetite stimulation with molindone (Moban) ..."

2. The Science, Treatment, and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviorsby Diana H. Fishbein by Diana H. Fishbein (2004)
"... effects of molindone and trifluoperazine in acute schizophrenic patients. Behavioral Neuropsychiatry, 3, 6—13. Ito, Y., Teicher, MH, Glod, CA & Ackerman ..."

3. Treatment of Depression edited by Cynthia D. Mulrow (2000)
"Paroxetine-molindone interaction [letter]. J Clin Psychiatry 1995;56(2):82-3. 593. Azaz-Livshits TL, Danenberg HD. Tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension and ..."

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