Risperidone Definition

rĭ-spĕrə-dōn
noun
An oral antipsychotic drug, C28 H27 FN4 O2 , that is a dopamine and serotonin antagonist and is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
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Origin of Risperidone

  • Perhaps (fluo)r(obenz)is(oxazole) one of its constituents (fluoro–) (benz–) (is(o)–) (ox–) (azole) (pi)perid(ine) –one

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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