Definition of major tranquilizer in English:

major tranquilizer

Syllabification: ma·jor tran·quil·iz·er


  • A tranquilizer of the kind used to treat psychotic states.
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    • The drugs used for schizophrenia are antipsychotics or neuroleptics (major tranquillizers).
    • The prolonged use of neuroleptic drugs (major tranquillizers) can produce movement disorders, including tremors, tics, and smacking of the lips.
    • Her diagnosis of bipolar/schizoaffective disorder had been disabling for years, and she had been dependent on a variety of major tranquilizers.

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