perphenazine

noun
per·​phe·​na·​zine | \ (ˌ)pər-ˈfē-nə-ˌzēn How to pronounce perphenazine (audio) , -ˈfe- \

Definition of perphenazine

: a phenothiazine tranquilizer C21H26ClN3OS that is used especially to control psychotic symptoms (such as anxiety and agitation)

Examples of perphenazine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web First-generation antipsychotics include chlorpromazine, haloperidol, perphenazine, and fluphenazine, the NIMH says. Korin Miller, SELF, 30 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of perphenazine

1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for perphenazine

blend of piperazine and phen-

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“Perphenazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perphenazine. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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perphenazine

noun
per·​phen·​a·​zine | \ (ˌ)pər-ˈfen-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce perphenazine (audio) \

Medical Definition of perphenazine

: a phenothiazine tranquilizer C21H26ClN3OS used especially to control symptoms (as anxiety, agitation, and delusions) of psychotic conditions

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