"Pimozide" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A diphenylbutylpiperidine that is effective as an antipsychotic agent and as an alternative to HALOPERIDOL for the suppression of vocal and motor tics in patients with Tourette syndrome. Although the precise mechanism of action is unknown, blockade of postsynaptic dopamine receptors has been postulated. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p403)
- ASTA Medica Brand of Pimozide
- Orap forte
- Pharmascience Brand of Pimozide
- Janssen Brand of Pimozide
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