Definition

An antipsychotic agent used in SCHIZOPHRENIA.

Description

Loxapine is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. It is an antipsychotic agent used in schizophrenia. Loxapine is a dopamine antagonist, and also a serotonin 5-HT2 blocker. The exact mode of action of Loxapine has not been established, however changes in the level of excitability of subcortical inhibitory areas have been observed in several animal species in association with such manifestations of tranquilization as calming effects and suppression of aggressive behavior.

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