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A trademark for the hydrochloride salt of the drug paroxetine.
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Noun1.Paxil - a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Paxil)
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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Chemicals Acetylcholine Chloride, Serotonin Carnitine Sulfate and Paroxetine Hydrochloride were purchased from local market.
Sixty minutes before receiving the LPS injection, mice were given an oral dose of amycenone dissolved in a vehicle (0.5% carbomethoxycellulose), an oral dose of the vehicle alone (inactive control), or paroxetine hydrochloride (Paxil) dissolved in distilled water (active control).
Paroxetine was first approved in 1992 as paroxetine hydrochloride. Paroxetine mesylate, first approved in 2003 and marketed as Pexeva, is approved for major depressive disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety.
22 September 2010 - US Mylan Inc (NASDAQ: MYL) said yesterday it has received a temporary restraining order from the US District Court for the District of New Jersey that prohibits Apotex from selling and/or importing all three strengths of a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's (LON: GSK) Paxil CR, Paroxetine Hydrochloride (HCl) Extended-release (ER) Tablets, 12.5 mg, 25 mg and 37.5 mg.