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Descriptor English: Antipsychotic Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Antipsicóticos
Descriptor antipsicóticos
Entry term(s) agente antipsicótico
agente neuroléptico
antipsicótico
efecto antipsicótico
fármaco antipsicótico
fármaco neuroléptico
neuroléptico
neurolépticos
tranquilizante mayor
tranquilizantes mayores
Scope note: Agentes que controlan la conducta psicótica agitada, alivian los estados psicóticos agudos, reducen los síntomas psicóticos y ejercen un efecto apaciguador. Se utilizan en la ESQUIZOFRENIA, demencia senil, psicosis transitoria después de la cirugía, o INFARTO DE MIOCARDIO, etc. Estos fármacos reciben con frecuencia la denominación de neurolépticos que hacen referencia a la tendencia a producir efectos secundarios neurolépticos, pero no todos los antipsicóticos producen probablemente tales efectos. Muchos de estos fármacos pueden ser eficaces frente a la náusea, vómitos y prurito.
Descriptor Portuguese: Antipsicóticos
Descriptor French: Neuroleptiques
Entry term(s): Agent, Antipsychotic
Agent, Neuroleptic
Agents, Antipsychotic
Agents, Major Tranquilizing
Agents, Major Tranquillizing
Agents, Neuroleptic
Antipsychotic
Antipsychotic Agent
Antipsychotic Drug
Antipsychotic Drugs
Antipsychotic Effect
Antipsychotic Effects
Antipsychotics
Drug, Antipsychotic
Drug, Neuroleptic
Drugs, Antipsychotic
Drugs, Neuroleptic
Effect, Antipsychotic
Effects, Antipsychotic
Major Tranquilizer
Major Tranquilizers
Major Tranquilizing Agents
Major Tranquillizing Agents
Neuroleptic
Neuroleptic Agent
Neuroleptic Agents
Neuroleptic Drug
Neuroleptic Drugs
Neuroleptics
Tranquilizer, Major
Tranquilizers, Major
Tranquilizing Agents, Major
Tranquillizing Agents, Major
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.277.950.040
D27.505.954.427.210.950.040
D27.505.954.427.700.872.331
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014150
Scope note: Agents that control agitated psychotic behavior, alleviate acute psychotic states, reduce psychotic symptoms, and exert a quieting effect. They are used in SCHIZOPHRENIA; senile dementia; transient psychosis following surgery; or MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; etc. These drugs are often referred to as neuroleptics alluding to the tendency to produce neurological side effects, but not all antipsychotics are likely to produce such effects. Many of these drugs may also be effective against nausea, emesis, and pruritus.
Annotation: note entry term ANTIPSYCHOTIC EFFECT: use only for the antipsychotic effect of a chemical substance
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Tranquilizing Agents (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 95; was TRANQUILIZING AGENTS, MAJOR 1975-94; ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENTS was see TRANQUILIZING AGENTS, MAJOR 1975-94; NEUROLEPTICS was see TRANQUILIZING AGENTS 1975-78, was see under TRANQUILIZING AGENTS 1969-74
Online Note: use ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENTS to search TRANQUILIZING AGENTS, MAJOR 1975-94; use TRANQUILIZING AGENTS to search NEUROLEPTICS 1969-94
History Note: 95; was TRANQUILIZING AGENTS, MAJOR 1975-94; ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENTS was see TRANQUILIZING AGENTS, MAJOR 1975-94; NEUROLEPTICS was see TRANQUILIZING AGENTS 1975-78, was see under TRANQUILIZING AGENTS 1969-74
Related: Dopamine Antagonists MeSH
DeCS ID: 14542
Unique ID: D014150
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Antipsychotic Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0021770
Scope note Agents that control agitated psychotic behavior, alleviate acute psychotic states, reduce psychotic symptoms, and exert a quieting effect. They are used in SCHIZOPHRENIA; senile dementia; transient psychosis following surgery; or MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; etc. These drugs are often referred to as neuroleptics alluding to the tendency to produce neurological side effects, but not all antipsychotics are likely to produce such effects. Many of these drugs may also be effective against nausea, emesis, and pruritus.
Preferred term Antipsychotic Agents
Entry term(s) Agent, Antipsychotic
Agent, Neuroleptic
Agents, Antipsychotic
Agents, Major Tranquilizing
Agents, Major Tranquillizing
Agents, Neuroleptic
Antipsychotic
Antipsychotic Agent
Antipsychotic Drug
Antipsychotic Drugs
Antipsychotics
Drug, Antipsychotic
Drug, Neuroleptic
Drugs, Antipsychotic
Drugs, Neuroleptic
Major Tranquilizer
Major Tranquilizers
Major Tranquilizing Agents
Major Tranquillizing Agents
Neuroleptic
Neuroleptic Agent
Neuroleptic Agents
Neuroleptic Drug
Neuroleptic Drugs
Neuroleptics
Tranquilizer, Major
Tranquilizers, Major
Tranquilizing Agents, Major
Tranquillizing Agents, Major
Antipsychotic Effect - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0556133
Preferred term Antipsychotic Effect
Entry term(s) Antipsychotic Effects
Effect, Antipsychotic
Effects, Antipsychotic



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