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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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He had taken Prozac, Risperdal, Klonopin, Paxil, Luvox, and other psychotropic medications with no satisfactory results, and some made him aggressive.
Remove all the time-consuming propaganda about "social issues" including "global warming" and kids could get a better education than that represented by today's high-school diploma in a mere eight years--no more need to dope up bored teenaged boys with Ritalin and Luvox to get them to sit still in their seats till they're 18.
Fluvoxamine maleate ER is the generic version of Jazz Pharmaceuticals' Luvox CR[sup.
marketed products in these areas include: Xyrem (sodium oxybate) oral solution, Erwinaze (asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi), Prialt (ziconotide) intrathecal infusion, FazaClo (clozapine, USP) HD, FazaClo LD, and Luvox CR (fluvoxamine maleate).
marketed products in these areas include: Xyrem([R]) (sodium oxybate) oral solution, Erwinaze([R]) (asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi), Prialt([R]) (ziconotide) intrathecal infusion, Luvox CR([R]) (fluvoxamine maleate), FazaClo([R]) (clozapine, USP) HD and FazaClo LD.
On an annual basis, there are now nearly a million more prescriptions issued for drugs like Prozac and Luvox than there are people in Wales.
O'Brien ordered that two of Victor's medications, Zyprexa and Luvox, be discontinued for six weeks to rule out the possibility that Victor might be developing neuroleptic malignancy syndrome (NMS).
If I have someone who is a 2D6-poor metabolizer, Paxil [paroxetine] is going to be at sky-high level, so instead I might cry something like Luvox [fluvoxamine] or Celexa [ciralopram]," said Dr.
According to a family friend two and a half weeks after victor stopped taking Luvox and Zyprexa, he began having nightmares, panic attacks, and bouts of heavy sweating.
The effect was strongest for three SSRIs: Luvox (fluvoxamine) increased risk by 39 percent, Effexor (venlafaxine) by 33 percent and Paxil (paroxetine) by 23 percent.
The company, which currently markets sleep disorder drug Xyrem and social anxiety disorder treatment Luvox CR, plans to continue the development of its experimental drug to treat fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome.
Eric Harris of the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado had been taking Luvox.