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(zō′lôft′, -lŏft′)
A trademark for the hydrochloride salt of the drug sertraline.
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Noun1.Zoloft - a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Zoloft)
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
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These observations are important for human health because Zoloft is widely prescribed for a number of disorders other than depression," said Carol A.
In the suit filed on her daughter's behalf, the woman says the child was born in 2005 with a malformed anal opening after the mother was prescribed and took Zoloft during pregnancy.
Pharmaceutical firm Pfizer supplied the Zoloft, known generically as sertraline, and placebos for the study, but researchers said the company was not involved with any other part of it.
She "just needed some air" is her explanation for leaving her husband, Ricardo (Teddy Canez), and daughter, Jackie (Carmen Zilles), to pick up after themselves while she finds a safe spot where she can binge on chimichangas, her comfort food, and Zoloft, her comfort drug.
A molecule like Zoloft should be completely innocuous to a yeast cell, in the way that an antibiotic would be innocuous to a viral infection," says pharmacologist Ethan Perlstein of Princeton.
When Pfizer published only good news about Zoloft, the company boosted doctors' confidence, and that confidence then made the drug more likely to help depressed patients.
Zoloft isn't a neuroleptic (anti-psychotic); it is an anti-depressant.
The NIH study associated anencephaly with Paxil and its generic forms and omphalocele with Zoloft and its generic equivalents.
Popular SSRIs include Paxil, Zoloft, Prozac, Lexapro and Celexa.
Private pathologist Dr Cyril Wecht found he had taken methadone along with antidepressants Zoloft and Lexapro.
Pfizer Japan also announced that it received approval for Detrusitol Capsule 2mg/4mg, its proprietary agent for treating overactive bladder (OAB), and J ZOLOFT Tablets 25mg/50mg, its proprietary antidepressant, on the same day.
Maia Szalavitz took heroin to stop depressing herself, and she now takes Zoloft for the same reason.