fluoxetine


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flu·ox·e·tine

 (flo͞o′ŏk′sĭ-tēn′)
n.
A drug of the SSRI class, C17H18F3NO, used in its hydrochloride form to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and certain eating disorders.

[Probably flu(oro)- + alteration of oxy- + t(olyl) + (am)ine.]

fluoxetine

(fluːˈɒksɪˌtiːn)
n
1. (Pharmacology) a drug that prolongs the action of serotonin in the brain. It is used as an antidepressant
2. (Medicine) a drug that prolongs the action of serotonin in the brain. It is used as an antidepressant
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Noun1.fluoxetine - a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade names Prozac or Sarafem)fluoxetine - 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
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fluoxetine

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