trifluoperazine


trifluoperazine
tri·fluo·per·a·zine .trī-.flü-ō-'per-ə-.zēn, -zən n a phenothiazine tranquilizer C21H24F3N3S used esp. to treat psychotic conditions and esp. schizophrenia see STELAZINE

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n.
an antipsychotic drug (a phenothiazine) with uses and effects similar to those of chlorpromazine. Common side-effects include drowsiness, dryness of mouth, dizziness, and muscular spasm and tremor. Trade name: Stelazine.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Trifluopérazine — Général Nom IUPAC 10 [3 (4 méthylpipérazin 1 yl)propyl] 2 (trifluorométhyl) 10H phénothiazine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • trifluoperazine — noun Etymology: tri + fluor + piperazine Date: circa 1957 a phenothiazine tranquilizer C21H24F3N3S chiefly used to treat psychotic conditions and especially schizophrenia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trifluoperazine — (= TFP; trifluperazine; Stellazine) Antipsychotic drug that inhibits calmodulin at levels just below those at which it kills cells …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • trifluoperazine — /truy flooh euh per euh zeen /, n. Pharm. a compound, C21H24F3N3S, used as an antipsychotic. [1955 60; TRI + FLUO + (PI)PERAZINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • trifluoperazine — noun An antipsychotic drug of the phenothiazine group …   Wiktionary

  • trifluoperazine — n. chemical compound used as a sedative …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trifluoperazine — tri·fluo·per·a·zine …   English syllables

  • trifluoperazine — n. an antipsychotic drug (a phenothiazine) used in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychoses, severe anxiety, and severe nausea and vomiting. It is taken by mouth; common side effects include drowsiness, dryness of mouth, dizziness,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • trifluoperazine — tri•flu•o•per•a•zine [[t]traɪˌflu əˈpɛr əˌzin[/t]] n. pha a compound, C21H24F3N3used as an antipsychotic drug • Etymology: 1955–60; tri +fluo , var. of fluoro + (pi) perazine …   From formal English to slang


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