What is Orap?

Pimozide (Orap) is an antipsychotic drug of the diphenylbutylpiperidine class. It was discovered at Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1963. It has a high potency compared to chlorpromazine (ratio 50-70:1). On a weight basis it is even more potent than haloperidol. It also has special neurologic indications for Tourette syndrome and resistant tics. The side effects include akathisia, tardive dyskinesia, and, more rarely, neuroleptic malignant syndrome and prolongation of the QT interval.

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a woman age 32 takes Orap Fort medication 1 ml daily since 10 years ago she is in good health she now became pregnant does she have to stop taking...

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Doctor,I am XXXXXX 29 yrs old male, suffering from neuro health problem like involuntary jerk movements , muscle weakness , joint dislocation and...

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Dear patient its seizure disorder it vil take long time to get completely cure. I advised you to continue the neuro medication n physical activity...

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Dear Dr. Bienenfeld: I am in a bind. I am scheduled to see a new psychiatric resident at XXXXXXX Israel next Monday, XXXXXXX 26. In the meantime I...

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You should not self medicate or modify the dose on your own.Visit ER.

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