Definition of trifluoperazine in English:


Syllabification: tri·flu·o·per·a·zine
Pronunciation: /trīˌflo͞oōˈperəˌzēn


An antipsychotic and sedative drug related to phenothiazine.
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  • There has only been one trial of an antipsychotic drug, trifluoperazine, for generalised anxiety disorder.
  • Haloperidol, chlorpromazine, trifluoperazine, pericycline, prochlorperazine, and fluphenazine are incriminated, but thioridazine may be the worst.
  • They were treated with either continuous antipsychotic maintenance therapy or intermittent therapy using either haloperidol, chlorpromazine, trifluoperazine, or fluphenazine.


mid 20th century: from tri- + fluo(rine) + (pi)perazine.

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