aripiprazole

noun
ar·​i·​pip·​ra·​zole | \ ˌa-rə-ˈpi-prə-ˌzōl, -ˌzȯl How to pronounce aripiprazole (audio) \

Medical Definition of aripiprazole

: an antipsychotic drug C23H27Cl2N3O2 used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and irritability associated with autism

Note: Aripiprazole is marketed under the trademark Abilify.

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“Aripiprazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aripiprazole. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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