fluvoxamine

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flu·vox·a·mine

 (flo͞o-vŏk′sə-mēn′)
n.
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.]

fluvoxamine

(fluːˈvɒksəmiːn)
n
(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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Santini FJ, Villarreal EL, Faverin C, Depetris G, Pavan E, Grigera J J, Grigera JM, Cossu ME, Schor A.
A review by medical experts, set up earlier this year, to look at the safety of SSRIs found that there is no, or insufficient, evidence from clinical trials that benefits outweigh the risks of side effects for the drugs Lustral (sertraline), Cipramil (citalo- pram), Cipralex (escitalo- pram) and Faverin (fluvox- amine).