Thorazine advertisement, 1956.|
Mental Hospitals, Vol. 7, No. 8., p. 2.
"disturbed wards have virtually disappeared"
Many hospitals have found that
makes patients accessible and receptive to psychotherapy
reduces or eliminates the need for restraint and seclusion
improves ward morale
speeds release of hospitalized patients
reduces destruction of personal and hospital property
reduces need for shock therapy and lobotomy
increases capacity of hospital to serve more patients than ever before
'Thorazine' is available in ampuls, tablets and syrup (as the hydrochloride), and in suppositories (as the base).
Smith, Kline & French Laboratories, Philadelphia
1. Overholser, W.: in Chlorpromazine and Mental Health, Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1955.
*T.M. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. for chlorpromazine, S.K.F.