trifluoperazine

noun
tri·​fluo·​per·​a·​zine | \ ˌtrī-ˌflü-ō-ˈper-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce trifluoperazine (audio) , -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 How to pronounce trifluoperazine (audio) , -zən How to pronounce trifluoperazine (audio) \

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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