trifluoperazine

noun
tri·fluo·per·a·zine | \ˌtrī-ˌflü-ō-ˈper-ə-ˌzēn, -zən\

Definition of trifluoperazine 

: a phenothiazine tranquilizer C21H24F3N3S chiefly used to treat psychotic conditions and especially schizophrenia

First Known Use of trifluoperazine

circa 1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trifluoperazine

tri- + fluor- + piperazine

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trifluoperazine

noun
tri·fluo·per·a·zine | \ˌtrī-ˌflü-ō-ˈper-ə-ˌzēn, -zən \

Medical Definition of trifluoperazine 

: a phenothiazine tranquilizer used in the form of its hydrochloride C21H24F3N3S·HCl to treat psychotic disorders and especially schizophrenia

Note: Trifluoperazine is marketed under the trademark Stelazine.

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