Definition of iproniazid in English:


Line breaks: ipro|nia¦zid
Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪprə(ʊ)ˈnʌɪəzɪd


[mass noun] Medicine
  • A synthetic compound used as a drug to treat depression.
    • A derivative of isoniazid; chemical formula: (CH3)2CHNHNHCOC5H4N
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    • West and Dally in 1959 conducted an uncontrolled, open study involving 101 consecutively treated, depressed patients receiving variable doses of iproniazid.
    • The allergic reactions of red/green blindness with optic atrophy and hepatotoxicity led to the removal of the causative agents, pheniprazine and iproniazid, respectively.


1950s: from i(so)pro(pyl) + (iso)niazid.

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