quetiapine


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quet·i·a·pine

 (kwə-tī′ə-pēn′)
n.
An antipsychotic drug, C21H25N3O2S, that acts as an antagonist of multiple neurotransmitters including serotonin and norepinephrine and is used in its fumarate form to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

[que-, origin unknown + t(h)ia(ze)pine, one of its chemical constituents (thi(o)- + az(o)- + ep(oxide) + -ine).]
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quetiapine

n quetiapina
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