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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 5591-45-7
ATC code N05AF04
PubChem 5454
DrugBank none
Chemical data
Formula C23H29N3O2S2 
Mol. mass 443.627
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism Hepatic
Half life 10-20 hours
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status


Routes oral

Thiothixene (sold as Navane) is a thioxanthene drug used as a typical antipsychotic medication. It is a thioxanthene derivative and is the cis isomer of N,Ndimethyl- 9-[3-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)-propylidene] thioxanthene-2-sulfonamide.

Although widely used in the treatment of schizophrenia for several decades, thiothixene is seldom used today in favor of atypical antipsychotics such as risperidone.

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