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Promazine



Promazine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
N,N-dimethyl-3-(10H-phenothiazin-10-yl) propan-1-amine
Identifiers
CAS number 58-40-2
ATC code N05AA03
PubChem 4926
DrugBank APRD00358
Chemical data
Formula C17H20N2S 
Mol. mass 284.42 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Protein binding 94%
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Therapeutic considerations
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Promazine (marketed as Sparine) is a medication that belongs to the phenothiazine class of antipsychotics. An older medication used to treat schizophrenia, its use has largely been replaced by newer agents such as olanzapine and quetiapine.

Additional recommended knowledge

It has predominantly anticholinergic side effects, though extrapyramidal side effects are not uncommon either.

 
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