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Chemical Pimozide

Name Pimozide
CAS Type 1 Name 2H-Benzimidazol-2-one, 1-(1-(4,4-bis(4-fluorophenyl)butyl)-4-piperidinyl)-1,3-dihydro-
Equivalent Terms Antalon | ASTA Medica Brand of Pimozide | Janssen Brand of Pimozide | Orap | Orap forte | Pharmascience Brand of Pimozide | R6238 | R-6238
CAS Registry Number 2062-78-4
Definition A diphenylbutylpiperidine that is effective as an antipsychotic agent and as an alternative to HALOPERIDOL for the suppression of vocal and motor tics in patients with Tourette syndrome. Although the precise mechanism of action is unknown, blockade of postsynaptic dopamine receptors has been postulated. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p403)
Structure Pimozide
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MeSH® ID D010868
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