Thioproperazine
Chemical structure of Thioproperazine
Clinical data
Trade namesMajeptil
ATC code
Identifiers
  • N,N-dimethyl-10-[3-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)propyl]phenothiazine-2-sulfonamide
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC22H30N4O2S2
Molar mass446.63 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • CN1CCN(CC1)CCCN2C3=CC=CC=C3SC4=C2C=C(C=C4)S(=O)(=O)N(C)C
  • InChI=1S/C22H30N4O2S2/c1-23(2)30(27,28)18-9-10-22-20(17-18)26(19-7-4-5-8-21(19)29-22)12-6-11-25-15-13-24(3)14-16-25/h4-5,7-10,17H,6,11-16H2,1-3H3
  • Key:VZYCZNZBPPHOFY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Thioproperazine, sold under the brand name Majeptil, is a typical antipsychotic of the phenothiazine group which is used as a tranquilizer, antiemetic, sedative, and in the treatment of schizophrenia and manic phase of bipolar disorder.[1][2][3][4] Majeptil is available in 10 mg tablets.[5]

Side effects

Common[6]

Rare but potentially serious adverse effects

Elderly individuals with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic medication are at an increased risk of death compared to individuals not receiving antipsychotics.

Drug interactions

Medications for allergies (e.g., Benadryl diphenhydramine), certain medications for sleep (e.g., lorazepam, zopiclone), certain medications for pain (e.g., fentanyl), and Antiparkinson medications can increase the sedative effect of thioproperazine and can be potentially dangerous when used together.

References

  1. ^ Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory. Taylor & Francis. 2000. pp. 1019–. ISBN 978-3-88763-075-1.
  2. ^ Morton IK, Hall JM (6 December 2012). Concise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents: Properties and Synonyms. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 272–. ISBN 978-94-011-4439-1.
  3. ^ "Phenothiazines (Systemic)". Drugs.com.
  4. ^ "Thioproperazine - Oral". Retrieved 2018-09-16.
  5. ^ "Thioproperazine". www.drugbank.ca. Retrieved 2018-09-16.
  6. ^ "Schizophrenia Society of Ontario - Majeptil (thioproperazine)". www.schizophrenia.on.ca. Retrieved 2018-09-16.