risperidone


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ris·per·i·done

 (rĭ-spĕr′ə-dōn′)
n.
An oral antipsychotic drug, C28H27FN4O2, that is a dopamine and serotonin antagonist and is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

[Perhaps (fluo)r(obenz)is(oxazole), one of its constituents (fluoro- + benz- + is(o)- + ox- + azole) + (pi)perid(ine) + -one.]
Translations

risperidone

n risperidona
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