(Redirected from Butyrophenones)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Template:Chembox new Butyrophenone is a chemical compound (a ketone); some of its derivatives (called commonly butyrophenones) are used to treat various psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, as well as acting as antiemetics.

Butyrophenones are a class of pharmaceutical drugs derived from butyrophenone.

Examples include:

The atypical antipsychotic risperidone, although not a butyrophenone, was developed with the structures of benperidol and lenperone as a basis.