Trifluperidol

Trifluperidol

Trifluperidol
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-(4-fluorophenyl)- 4-{4-hydroxy- 4-[3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl] piperidin-1-yl} butan-1-one
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com
Routes of
administration
Oral
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  N
ATC code N05
PubChem CID:
ChemSpider  YesY
UNII  YesY
ChEMBL  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C22H23F4NO2
Molecular mass 409.417 g/mol
 N   

Trifluperidol is a typical antipsychotic of the butyrophenone chemical class. It has general properties similar to those of haloperidol, but is considerably more potent by weight, and causes relatively more severe side effects, especially tardive dyskinesia and other extrapyramidal effects. It is used in the treatment of psychoses including mania and schizophrenia. It was