Thorazine advertisement, 1956.|
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in the child with a behavior disorder
reduces hyperactivity and aggressiveness
decreases anxiety and hostility
improves mood, behavior and sleeping habits
establishes accessibility to guidance or psychotherapy
increases amenability to supervision
facts to bear in mind --
Even though the dramatic calming effect of 'Thorazine' on belligerent, overactive children may give the impression of a cure,
simultaneous supportive counseling and guidance are necessary if lasting benefits are to be assured.
Adequate dosage for certain seriously disturbed youngsters will sometimes exceed 50-100 mg. t.i.d. 'Thorazine' should be
administered discriminately and, before prescribing, the physician should be fully conversant with the available literature.
'Thorazine' is available in ampuls, tablets and syrup (as the hydrochloride), and in suppositories (as the base).
Smith Kline & French Laboratories, Philadelphia
*T.M. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. for chlorpromazine, S.K.F.