Definition of trifluoperazine
: 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
Medical Definition of trifluoperazine
: 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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