ziprasidone


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zi·pras·i·done

 (zĭ-prăs′ĭ-dōn′)
n.
An oral antipsychotic drug, C21H21ClN4OS, 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.

[(ben)z- + i(so)- + alteration of p(ipe)raz(ine) + i(n)d(ole) + -one.]
Translations

ziprasidone

n ziprasidona
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In a 593-patients, 4-week trial leading to FDA approval, iloperidone matched ziprasidone (Geodon) in improving symptoms, and both drugs were significantly better than placebo.