fluphenazine

- f. enanthate a long-acting antipsychotic, used parenterally.

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flu·phen·azine flü-'fen-ə-.zēn n a phenothiazine tranquilizer administered esp. in the form of its dihydrochloride C22H26F3N3OS·2HCl see PROLIXIN

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n.
a phenothiazine antipsychotic drug used for the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. It is administered by mouth or injection. Side-effects include abnormal muscular movements. Trade names: Modecate, Moditen.

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flu·phen·a·zine (floo-fenґə-zēn) the 2-trifluromethyl derivative of perphenazine, the most potent of the phenothiazine antipsychotic agents.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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