Thorazine advertisement, 1957. |
California Medicine, Vol. 87, No. 3, p. 11.
'Thorazine' relieved this patient's severe anxiety and helped her to gain insight.
"No X-ray sees my cancer."   "...nothing stops my pain."
THORAZINE CASE REPORT
patient: 60-year-old female. After death of relative from cancer, patient developed severe epigastric pain, was convinced pain was due to hidden malignancy which defied the X-ray. Her pain was unresponsive to antispasmodics. Her severe cancerphobia was untouched by sedatives and she refused psychotherapy.
response: Complete relief from pain was obtained after two weeks of 'Thorazine' (25 mg. q.i.d.). Dosage was gradually decreased over the next two months to a 25 mg. tablet on retiring.
This case report is from the files of the patient's physician; photo professionally posed.
'Thorazine' is available, as the hydrochloride, in 10 mg. 25 mg., 50 mg., 100 mg. and 200 mg. tablets; 25 mg. (1 cc.) and 50 mg. (2 cc.) ampuls; and syrup (10 mg./5 cc.); and, as the base, in 25 mg. and 100 mg. suppositories.
THORAZINE* (chlorpromazine, S.K.F.) one of the fundamental drugs in medicine
Smith, Kline & French Laboratories, Philadelphia       *T.M. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.