Butyrophenone is a chemical compound (with a ketone functional group); some of its derivatives (called commonly butyrophenones) are used to treat various psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, as well as acting as antiemetics. Butyrophenones are a class of pharmaceutical drugs derived from butyrophenone. Examples include: The atypical antips
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One of a group of derivatives of 4-phenylbutylamine that have neuroleptic activity; e.g., haloperidol. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(bu″tә-ro-fe´nōn) any of a class of structurally related antipsychotic agents; the prototype is haloperidol.
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(from the article `drug`) A third class of antipsychotics, the butyrophenones, emerged when a small Belgian drug company embarked on an ill-conceived plan to develop analogs ...
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