Synonyms
Etymology

1. neuroleptic

noun. tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired.

Synonyms

  • chlorpromazine
  • Loxitane
  • loxapine
  • neuroleptic agent
  • ataractic agent
  • major tranquillizer
  • clozapine
  • Navane
  • tranquilizer
  • neuroleptic drug
  • molindone
  • thiothixene
  • Moban
  • antipsychotic
  • thioridazine
  • haloperidol
  • Mellaril
  • antipsychotic agent
  • antianxiety agent
  • Lithane
  • prochlorperazine
  • antipsychotic drug
  • tranquilliser
  • Lithonate
  • major tranquilliser
  • ataractic drug
  • fluphenazine
  • Thorazine
  • diphenylbutyl piperidine
  • major tranquilizer
  • Haldol
  • lithium carbonate
  • Eskalith
  • Clozaril
  • tranquillizer

Etymology

  • -leptic (English)
  • λῆψις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • neuro- (English)
  • νευρο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with neuroleptic


1. Adjective
Due to muscular rigidity, which is a symptom of neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a person may have dysphagia and that is difficulty to swallowing.

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