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Stelazine

Line breaks: Stela|zine
Pronunciation: /ˈstɛləziːn
 
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Definition of Stelazine in English:

noun

Trademark for trifluoperazine.
Example sentences
  • One of my patients vehemently opposed taking Stelazine.
  • In December 1962, after Jacqueline Kennedy complained that he seemed ‘depressed’ from taking antihistamines for food allergies, he took a prescribed antianxiety drug, Stelazine, for two days.
  • My already damaged self-image had plummeted to an unrecognizable depth, and the heavy doses of Thorazine and Stelazine made me feel like I was walking in slow-motion under water.

Origin

1950s: of unknown origin.

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