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par·ox·e·tine

 (pă-rŏk′sĭ-tēn′)
n.
A drug of the SSRI class, C19H20FNO3, used in its hydrochloride form to treat depression, anxiety, and certain other disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder.

[par(a)- + ox(y)- + (m)et(hyl) + (piperid)ine.]

paroxetine

(pæˈrɒksətiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antidepressant drug that acts by preventing the re-uptake after release of serotonin in the brain, thereby prolonging its action: used for treating depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and panic disorder. Formula: C19H20FNO3
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paroxetine

n paroxetina
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Brisdelle and Pexeva are marketed by Noven Therapeutics.
Recent research has associated increased risk for memory loss with certain antidepressants used to treat major depressive disorder, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, like Prozac, Paxil and Pexeva, and serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, like Effexor; older as well as newer anticonvulsants, such as Neurontin, Lamictal, Keppra, Lyrica, and Topamax used to treat neuropathic pain, epileptic seizures, and bipolar disorder; and benzodiazepine-like hypnotics, including Ambien, used for anxiety, insomnia, and sleep problems.
All medications that are approved for treating depression, including Paxil and Pexeva, have a boxed warning about an increased risk of suicide in children and young adults.
is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, or SSRI, called paroxetine -- the same as anti-depressant medications Paxil and Pexeva (another Noven-made medication).
Noven Therapeutics currently promotes the oral prescription products Pexeva, Stavzor and Lithobid to psychiatrists and other appropriate physicians in the US.
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A generic version of the drug is advertised as Pexeva.