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Definition of "clozapine" [clozapine]

  • An antipsychotic drug used as a sedative and in the treatment of schizophrenia. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clozapine" in a sentence
  • "I went back to the Grove, where the doctor suggested I take a new drug called clozapine."
  • "He then returned to Anselm ward at St. Martin’s, where he was supposedly taking a newly prescribed anti-psychotic called clozapine, which seemed to have a positive impact."
  • "Only one antipsychotic—clozapine, available as a generic drug—has been shown in clinical trials to be effective for Parkinson's psychosis symptoms, but Dr. Weintraub and his colleagues found that only 2% of patients were being prescribed this medication."