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Comment taken from DrugBank
CurationStatus uncurated  +
Curator Ab +
DefiningCitation  +
Definition Acetophenazine is an antipsychotic drug of Acetophenazine is an antipsychotic drug of moderate-potency. It is used in the treatment of disorganized and psychotic thinking. It is also used to help treat false perceptions (e.g. hallucinations or delusions). It primarily targets the dopamine D2 receptor. Pharmacology: Acetophenzine is a phenothiazine antipsychotic intended for the management of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Mechanism of action: Acetophenazine blocks postsynaptic mesolimbic dopaminergic D1 and D2 receptors in the brain; depresses the release of hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormones and is believed to depress the reticular activating system thus affecting basal metabolism, body temperature, wakefulness, vasomotor tone, and emesis. Drug type: Approved. Small Molecule. Drug category: Antipsychotics ll Molecule. Drug category: Antipsychotics
Has role Drug +, Antipsychotic drug +
Id CHEBI:2401  +
Label Acetophenazine  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 31 July 2014 23:12:51  +
ModifiedDate 31 July 2014  +
RelatedTo D1 receptor +, D2 receptor +
SuperCategory Molecular entity  +
Synonym Tindal  +
Categories Molecular entity
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