fluphenazine

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noun flu·phen·azine \flü-ˈfe-nə-ˌzēn\

Definition of fluphenazine

  1. :  a tranquilizer C22H26F3N3OS used especially in the form of its hydrochloride

Origin and Etymology of fluphenazine

fluor- + phenazine


First Known Use: 1959


Medical Dictionary

fluphenazine

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noun flu·phen·azine \flü-ˈfen-ə-ˌzēn\

Medical Definition of fluphenazine

  1. :  a phenothiazine tranquilizer administered orally especially in the form of its dihydrochloride C22H26F3N3OS·2HCl as an antipsychotic agent (as in the treatment of schizophrenia) Fluphenazine is marketed under the trademarks Permitil and Prolixin.


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