Triflupromazine

Triflupromazine

Triflupromazine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
N,N-dimethyl-3-[2-(trifluoromethyl)-10H-phenothiazin-10-yl]propan-1-amine
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com
MedlinePlus
Legal status
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  YesY
ATC code N05
PubChem CID:
IUPHAR/BPS
DrugBank  N
ChemSpider  N
UNII  N
KEGG  N
ChEBI  N
ChEMBL  N
Chemical data
Formula C18H19F3N2S
Molecular mass 352.418 g/mol
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Triflupromazine (Vesprin) is an antipsychotic medication of the phenothiazine class. Among different effects of triflupromazine indication for use of this drug is severe emesis. Due to its potential side effects (triflupromazine has higher risk for side effects than many other antipsychotics) it is not gold standard in antiemetic therapy.

Serious side effects of trifluproamzine can be akathisia and tardive dyskinesia as well as the rare, but potentially fatal, neuroleptic malignant syndrome.