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A crystalline compound, C21H26ClN3OS, used as a tranquilizer especially in the treatment of psychosis and to prevent or alleviate nausea and vomiting.

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(Pharmacology) pharmacol a potent antipsychotic drug with formula C21H26ClN3OS, used to treat psychoses such as schizophrenia
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(pərˈfɛn əˌzin, -zɪn)

a crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C21H26ClN3OS, used as a tranquilizer and in treating intractable hiccups and nausea.
[1955–60; per- + phen (othi) azine]
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Noun1.perphenazine - tranquilizer and antidepressant (trade name Triavil) sometimes used as an antiemetic for adults
antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquilliser, minor tranquillizer - a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability
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Examples include doxepin (Adapin, Sinequan), amitriptyline (Elavil, Etrafon, Limbitrol, Triavil), desipramine (Norpramin), and nortriptyline (Pamelor).
Northville's research division was able to run medication trials on a number of psychiatric medications, including some which were in general use such as chlorpromazine, thioridazine, and etrafon and others that, because of lack of effectiveness or side effects, were not.
Drugs Used in the Management of Depression Following Stroke Tricyclic Antidepressants(7,15) Amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep, Etrafon, Limbitrol, Triavil)(7,30) Doxepin (Sinequan, Adapin)(7) Impramine (Tofranil, SK-Pramine, Janimine)(7,30) Desipramine (Norpramin, Perfofrane)(7,30) Protiptyline (Vivactil)(7) Nortriptyline (Pamelor)(7,15,24,27) Amoxaprine (Asendin)(7) Tetracycline Maprotiline (Ludiomil)(7,11) Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors(15) Fluoxetin(11) Other Trazodone (Desyrel)(7,15,24) Dexedreine(23) Methylphenidate(23)