trifluoperazine

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

Definition of trifluoperazine

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

Origin and Etymology of trifluoperazine

tri- + fluor- + piperazine


First Known Use: circa 1957


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trifluoperazine

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

Medical Definition of trifluoperazine

  1. :  a phenothiazine tranquilizer used in the form of its hydrochloride C21H24F3N3S·HCl to treat psychotic disorders and especially schizophrenia Trifluoperazine is marketed under the trademark Stelazine.


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