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Fluspirilene: a long-acting injectable neuroleptic

Abstract

For over 20 years the neuroleptics (major tranquillisers) have been the mainstay of drug treatment of psychotic patients. Fluspirilene (Redeptin - SKF) is one of a new series of neuroleptics, the diphenylbutylpiperidines, of which pimozide (Orap - Janssen)1 is the prototype.

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