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A typical antipsychotic neuroleptic drug that acts by antagonism of dopamine receptors D1 and D2 (as well as serotonin) and is given intramuscularly as a long-lasting depot injection in schizophrenic patients unlikely to be compliant about taking medication. TNs Depixol, Fluanxol.

Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

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