[ floo-fen-uh-zeen ]
/ fluˈfɛn əˌzin /

noun Pharmacology.

a potent tranquilizer, C22H26F3N3OS, derived from phenothiazine and used in various forms for the management of certain neurological or psychotic disorders and for short-term treatment of acute anxiety.

Origin of fluphenazine

First recorded in 1955–60; flu(oro)- + phenazine
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Medicine definitions for fluphenazine

[ flōō-fĕnə-zēn′ ]


A tranquilizing drug used especially in the form of its hydrochloride in psychotherapy.
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