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 (sĕr′ə-tn-ûr′jĭk) also se·ro·to·ni·ner·gic (-tō′nə-nûr′jĭk)
Activated by or capable of liberating serotonin, especially in transmitting nerve impulses: serotonergic neurons; serotonergic drugs.


(ˌsɛrətəˈnɜːdʒɪk) or


(of a nerve ending) activating or activated by serotonin
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The bodies of serotonergic neurons are located in the CNS structures called the raphe nuclei.
Ingrezza selectively inhibits VMAT2 with no appreciable binding affinity for VMAT1, dopaminergic (including D2), serotonergic, adrenergic, histaminergic, or muscarinic receptors.
SAN FRANCISCO--Hoarding disorder is characterized by a distinct pattern of serotonergic dysfunction different from that seen in obsessive-compulsive disorder or major depression, Sanjaya Saxena, MD, reported at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.
It is also an intermediate of the phosphatidylinositol cycle, a second-messenger neuronal signaling system used by noradrenergic, serotonergic, and cholinergic receptors.
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As a selective serotonin inverse agonist (SSIA), pimavanserin is a new class of antipsychotic medication with a distinct mechanism of action targeting serotonergic 5-HT2A receptors while avoiding activity at dopamine and other receptors commonly targeted by other antipsychotics.
The authors reported that there might be a relationship between OB syndrome, which presents as serotonergic dysfunction, and anxious temperament.
sup][1] Serotonin syndrome (SS) is a potentially life-threatening adverse drug reaction to serotonergic medication.
Conclusion: Inability of paroxetine to enhance the serotonergic transmission in vitro causes a decrease in its qualitative response.
Initiate cyproheptadine at 4 mg/d, titrate every 2 or 3 days, and monitor for sedation, confusion, or reduced efficacy of concurrent serotonergic medications.
Serotonin syndrome is a potentially life-threatening drug reaction caused by excessive serotonergic activity in the nervous system.