Antipsychotic vs Dibenzodiazepine - What's the difference?

antipsychotic | dibenzodiazepine |


As nouns the difference between antipsychotic and dibenzodiazepine

is that antipsychotic is (pharmacology) any of a group of drugs used to treat psychosis while dibenzodiazepine is (organic chemistry|medicine) any of a class of antipsychotic drugs having a structure based on a diazepine heterocycle fused to two benzene rings.

As an adjective antipsychotic

is (pharmacology) preventing or counteracting psychosis.

antipsychotic

Adjective

(-)
  • (pharmacology) Preventing or counteracting psychosis.
  • Synonyms

    * neuroleptic

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (pharmacology) Any of a group of drugs used to treat psychosis.
  • Synonyms

    * neuroleptic

    Hyponyms

    * See also

    dibenzodiazepine

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry, medicine) Any of a class of antipsychotic drugs having a structure based on a diazepine heterocycle fused to two benzene rings
  • The atypical antipsychotic drug clozapine is a dibenzodiazepine .