iproniazid

noun
ipro·ni·a·zid | \ ˌī-prə-ˈnī-ə-zəd \

Definition of iproniazid 

: a derivative C9H13N3O of isoniazid that is used as a monoamine oxidase inhibitor and was formerly used in treating tuberculosis

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The first, called iproniazid, was found by accident when it was being tested as a treatment for tuberculosis. Mandy Oaklander, Time, "New Hope for Depression," 27 July 2017

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First Known Use of iproniazid

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for iproniazid

blend of isoniazid and propyl

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iproniazid

noun
ipro·ni·a·zid | \ ˌī-prə-ˈnī-ə-zəd \

Medical Definition of iproniazid 

: a derivative C9H13N3O of isoniazid that is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor used as an antidepressant and formerly used in treating tuberculosis

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