- a crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C21H26ClN3OS, used chiefly as a tranquilizer and in the treatment of intractable hiccoughs and nausea and vomiting.
Origin of perphenazine
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- A crystalline compound used as a tranquilizer especially in the treatment of psychosis and to prevent or alleviate nausea and vomiting.
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