paroxetine

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par·ox·e·tine

 (pă-rŏk′sĭ-tēn′)
n.
A drug of the SSRI class, C19H20FNO3, used in its hydrochloride form to treat depression, anxiety, and certain other disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder.

[par(a)- + ox(y)- + (m)et(hyl) + (piperid)ine.]

paroxetine

(pæˈrɒksətiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antidepressant drug that acts by preventing the re-uptake after release of serotonin in the brain, thereby prolonging its action: used for treating depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and panic disorder. Formula: C19H20FNO3
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paroxetine

n paroxetina
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