thioridazine

noun thi·o·rid·a·zine \ 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 and Etymology of thioridazine

thi- + piperidine + phenothiazine


Medical Dictionary

thioridazine

noun thio·rid·a·zine \ ˌthī-ə-ˈrid-ə-ˌzēn , -zən \

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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