Queensland .. before I was
Created on: June 12, 2010
Largactil is the popular brand name of the prescription only generic drug Chorpromazine. Largactil was the first antipsychotic that came to drug market. It was originally used to treat allergies (anti histamine), but later found to have an effect on psychotic features in patients with schizophrenia. Name Largactil denotes large number of actions. This medication is in the drug class Phenothiazines.
It is used as an Antihistamine, Anti emetic, Anti Psychotic, Sedative agent, agent to reduce severe behavioral problems in children, and as a medication for hiccups. Mainside effects are dry mouth, sedation and abnormal movements called extrapyramidal symptoms. Largactil is available as tablets, rectal form as well as injections.
This medication affects number of receptors in human body, including Dopamine receptors, Histamine receptors, and Muscarinic cholinergic Receptors.
YEP, & THEY GAVE ME THIS DRUG AS A CHILD… WHEN IT FIRST CAME ON THE SCENE..