Definition of Largactil in English:

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Pronunciation: /lɑːˈɡaktɪl/


Trademark for chlorpromazine.
Example sentences
  • I remember my mother grinding up tablets of Largactil (the major tranquilliser chlorpromazine) to put in his tea in the hope of dampening his florid auditory hallucinations.
  • However, Healy also notes that chlorpromazine was initially named Largactil precisely because it covered a large range of nervous conditions.
  • Yes, Chlorpromazine… Largactil but that kind of medication really is not appropriate for autism.


1950s: of unknown origin.

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