In-vivo Cytogenetic Effects of Perphenazine and Chlorpromazine: A Negative StudyBr Med J 1972; 3 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.3.5817.21 (Published 01 July 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;3:21
- Maimon M. Cohen,
- Ernest Lieber,
- Howard N. Schwartz
No evidence was found that either perphenazine or chlorpromazine induced chromosomal damage in patients given the drugs. These results were reached independently at two separate laboratories; earlier reports of possible adverse cytogenetic effects of these drugs can probably be discounted.