Thorazine

noun

Tho·​ra·​zine ˈthȯr-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce Thorazine (audio)
: a preparation of the hydrochloride of chlorpromazine
formerly a U.S. registered trademark

Examples of Thorazine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Taking vitamin E interferes with the absorption of the following drugs: tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic medication, Thorazine, and beta blockers. Allison Futterman, Discover Magazine, 16 Feb. 2024 The decade also brought the introduction of Thorazine, the world’s first antipsychotic medication. Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Oct. 2023 So the medical workers came armed with Thorazine, a powerful antipsychotic that resolves a frightening drug experience much as a ballistic missile resolves a ground skirmish. WIRED, 29 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Thorazine was in 1954

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“Thorazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thorazine. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

Thorazine

noun
Tho·​ra·​zine ˈthōr-ə-ˌzēn, ˈthȯr- How to pronounce Thorazine (audio)
: a preparation of the hydrochloride of chlorpromazine
formerly a U.S. registered trademark
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