A synthetic compound used as a drug to treat depression.
- ‘The allergic reactions of red/green blindness with optic atrophy and hepatotoxicity led to the removal of the causative agents, pheniprazine and iproniazid, respectively.’
- ‘West and Dally in 1959 conducted an uncontrolled, open study involving 101 consecutively treated, depressed patients receiving variable doses of iproniazid.’
1950s: from i(so)pro(pyl) + ( iso)niazid.
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