Dopamine antagonist


Dopamine antagonist
Skeletal formula of clozapine, the first atypical antipsychotic, a dopamine antagonist.

A dopamine antagonist is a drug which blocks dopamine receptors by receptor antagonism. There are five known types of dopamine receptors in the human body; they are found in the brain, peripheral nervous system, blood vessels, gastrointestinal tract[1] and the kidney.

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Uses and examples

Side effects

Other side effects may include menstrual dysfunction, low libido, and impotence.

Examples

Examples of Dopamine antagonists include:[2]

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