Ziprasidone Definition

An oral antipsychotic drug, C21 H21 ClN4 OS, that acts as an antagonist of multiple neurotransmitters including serotonin and norepinephrine and is used in the form of its hydrochloride or mesylate salt to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
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Origin of Ziprasidone

  • (ben)z– i(so)– alteration of p(ipe)raz(ine) i(n)d(ole) –one

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

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