lurasidone

noun
lu·​ras·​i·​done | \ lu̇-ˈras-ə-ˌdōn How to pronounce lurasidone (audio) \

Medical Definition of lurasidone

: an atypical antipsychotic drug taken orally in the form of its hydrochloride C28H36N4O2S·HCl to treat depression associated with bipolar disorder and to treat schizophrenia

Note: Lurasidone is marketed under the trademark Latuda.

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“Lurasidone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lurasidone. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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