Definition of Thorazine
1. Noun. A drug (trade name Thorazine) derived from phenothiazine that has antipsychotic effects and is used as a sedative and tranquilizer.
Generic synonyms: Antipsychotic, Antipsychotic Agent, Antipsychotic Drug, Major Tranquilizer, Major Tranquilliser, Major Tranquillizer, Neuroleptic, Neuroleptic Agent, Neuroleptic Drug, Phenothiazine, Thiodiphenylamine
Language type: Trade Name
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Literary usage of Thorazine
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1. Ill-Equipped: U.S. Prisons and Offenders with Mental Illness by Sasha Abramsky (2003)
"... allergic to thorazine, and that he was at risk of having a central nervous system shut-down if given the drug.420 • In the segregation unit at Robertson ..."
2. The Journey of Native American People with Serious Mental Illness: First edited by A. Marie Sanchez, Frank D. McGuirk (1996)
"That was where I had the most problems because they had me on thorazine. There were a lot of things I wanted to do but couldn't because of the thorazine. ..."
3. The Biology of Mental Disorders by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1992)
"She said she would take thorazine orally instead. . . . Between sips of the bad-tasting thorazine, Miss Frumkin called the nurse a jerk, a slut, and a dodo. ..."
4. Prevention Plus III: Assessing Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Programs at by Jean A. Linney, Abraham Wandersman (1993)
"Which of the following is not a tranquilizer: a. thorazine b. compazine c. methedrine d. stelazine 5. Codeine is used medically to a. help people relax b. ..."
5. Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"No thorazine for you young man, not until we're absolutely sure it won't kill you dead where you stand. The hospital counsel gave us all a very stern ..."
6. Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders edited by Richard A. Rawson, Rose M. Urban (2000)
"... sedation appears to have a salutary effect on emerging cardiovascular complications. In general, phenothiazines, especially chlorpromazine (thorazine, ..."
7. Acute Pain Management: Operative Or Medical Procedures and Trauma Clinical by Daniel B. Carr, Ada K. Jacox (1997)
"Note: Exercise caution when using the mixture of meperidine (Demerol), promethazine (Phenergan), and chlorpromazine (thorazine), also known as DPT. ..."