butyrophenone


butyrophenone
One of a group of derivatives of 4-phenylbutylamine that have neuroleptic activity; e.g., haloperidol.

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bu·ty·ro·phe·none .byüt-ə-(.)rō-fə-'nōn n any of a class of antipsychotic drugs (as haloperidol) used esp. in the treatment of schizophrenia

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n.
one of a group of chemically related antipsychotic drugs that includes haloperidol and benperidol. Butyrophenones inhibit the effects of dopamine by occupying dopamine receptor sites in the body.

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bu·ty·ro·phe·none (bu″tə-ro-feґnōn) any of a class of structurally related antipsychotic agents; the prototype is haloperidol.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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