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Pro·zac

 (prō′zăk′)
A trademark for the hydrochloride salt of the drug fluoxetine.

Prozac

(ˈprəʊzæk)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark fluoxetine; a drug that prolongs the action of serotonin in the brain; used as an antidepressant

Pro•zac

(ˈproʊ zæk)
Trademark.
a brand of fluoxetine hydrochloride.
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Noun1.Prozac - a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade names Prozac or Sarafem)Prozac - a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade names Prozac or Sarafem); it is thought to work by increasing the activity of serotonin in the brain
selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor, SSRI - an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Taurel's tenure began as Lilly, the world's biggest maker of psychiatric drugs, was preparing for generic competition to the antidepressant Prozac, then the company's best seller.
If you're of a mind to think drugs such as Prozac are good recreation, you could probably even see a benefit in making what most people would consider ``wrong'' choices.
The question arises as the European Medicines Agency EMEA, declared that Prozac can be prescribed for children as young as eight years.

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