Chemical formula: C₁₇H₁₉ClN₂S  Molecular mass: 318.864 g/mol  PubChem compound: 2726

Active ingredient description

Chlorpromazine is a phenothiazine neuroleptic. Chlorpromazine has depressant actions on the Central Nervous System, with alpha-adrenergic blocking and anticholinergic activities. It has anti-emetic, anti-puritic, serotonin-blocking and weak anti-histamine properties and slight ganglion blocking activity.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
N05AA01 Chlorpromazine N Nervous system → N05 Psycholeptics → N05A Antipsychotics → N05AA Phenothiazines with aliphatic side-chain
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
CHLORPROMAZINE Film-coated tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
LARGACTIL Solution for injection Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 50-53-3
CAS Substance: 69-09-0
DrugBank Drug: DB00477
KEGG Drug: D00270
PubChem Compound: 2726
RxNorm Ingredient: 2403
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387258005
Chlorpromazine (substance)
UNII Identifier: U42B7VYA4P

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