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Definition of "neuroleptic" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "neuroleptic" in a sentence
  • "Whether long-term neuroleptic use produces additional brain dysfunction is uncertain, but this is quite likely."
  • "It is sometimes described as a neuroleptic or a 'major tranquilliser', though this last term is fairly misleading, as this type of medicine is not just a tranquilliser, but has many actions in a variety of mental illnesses."
  • "A potentially fatal complex referred to as neuroleptic malignant syndrome has been reported with anti-psychotic drugs, including aripiprazole."