Definition of clozapine in English:

clozapine

Syllabification: clo·za·pine
Pronunciation: /ˈklōzəˌpēn
 
/

noun

Medicine
A sedative drug used to treat schizophrenia.
More example sentences
  • Our analysis suggests that antipsychotic drugs other than clozapine may be associated with myocarditis and cardiomyopathy.
  • Examples of surveillance programmes being written into drug licensing decisions include clozapine and alosetron.
  • The use of atypical drugs such as clozapine and olanzapine, which do not have this effect, may increase fertility rates.

Origin

mid 20th century: from c(h)lo(ro)- + elements of benzodiazepine.

Definition of clozapine in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day inamorata
Pronunciation: inˌaməˈrätə
noun
a person's female lover