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A drug of the SSRI class, C15H21O2N2F3, used in its maleate form primarily to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.

[flu(oro)- + valero-, containing valeric acid + ox(y)- + amine.]


(Pharmacology) an antidepressant drug that acts by preventing the re-uptake after release of serotonin in the brain, thereby prolonging its action. See SSRI
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Previous medication trials included fluvoxamine, 300 mg/d, for 2 weeks; paroxetine, 20 mg/d, for 1 week; ser-traline, 100 mg/d, for 1 week; and citalopram, 20 mg/d, for 2 weeks.
The algorithm recommends electroconvulsive therapy if there is inadequate response to clozapine alone or with fluvoxamine, which sometimes is used to boost clozapine serum level, especially in patients who are heavy smokers.
In the previous study that evaluated antidepressant prescription in general, paroxetine was the most commonly prescribed antidepressant, followed by fluoxetine, trazodone, and fluvoxamine.
The project was carried out to measure fluvoxamine maleate drug by using a modified electrode with high sensitivity in biological samples.
Prior to the availability of dapoxetine, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline, fluvoxamine and citalopram were used as "offlabel" drugs (used beyond the approved indication) to treat PE.
1% of the patients taking fluvoxamine, 100% of those consuming fluoxetine, 75% of the patients using sertraline, 71.
Kano proposed Fluvoxamine as a possible drug for the treatment of enuresis with respect to his experience in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Sadaf Rashid chaired the session sponsored by Abbott Pakistan on the role of Fluvoxamine in obsessive compulsive disorders.
An Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) review of antidepressants found that paroxetine, citalopram, and venlafaxine, when compared with other antidepressants (fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, nefazodone, sertraline), generally were associated with more reports of SD, specifically complaints of erectile dysfunction in men and decreased vaginal lubrication in women.
23] In the most recent of such studies inositol (18 g/ day) was compared to fluvoxamine (150 mg/day) using a double-blind crossover approach which demonstrated equivalent overall efficacy in the treatment of PD with inositol demonstrating superiority with regard to reduction in the number of panic attacks.