thioridazine


thi·o·rid·a·zine

noun \ˌthī-ə-ˈri-də-ˌzēn, -zən\

Definition of THIORIDAZINE

:  a phenothiazine tranquilizer C21H26N2S2 used in the form of its hydrochloride for relief of anxiety states and in the treatment of psychotic disorders and severe childhood behavioral problems

Origin of THIORIDAZINE

thi- + piperidine + phenothiazine
First Known Use: 1959

thio·rid·a·zine

noun \ˌthī-ə-ˈrid-ə-ˌzēn, -zən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THIORIDAZINE

: a phenothiazine tranquilizer used in the form of its hydrochloride C21H26N2S2·HCl for relief of anxiety states and in the treatment of psychotic disorders and severe childhood behavioral problems—see mellaril

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