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ser·tra·line

 (sûr′trə-lēn′)
n.
A drug of the SSRI class, C17H17Cl2 N, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and anxiety.

[ser(otonin) + (te)tra- + (naphtha)l(ene) + (am)ine.]
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Noun1.sertraline - a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Zoloft)
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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sertraline

n sertralina
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Priapism caused by risperidone in addition to sertaline treatment: a case report.
3) Selective Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs): These are the most common medicines used today and include Citalopram (Celexa), Escitalopram (Lexapro), Paroxetine (Paxil), Fluoxetine (Prozac) and Sertaline (Zoloft).
She was continued on this treatment and was discharged from the psychiatric inpatient unit on a combination of Lamotrigine 50mg twice a day Sertaline 150 mg daily and Buspirone 5mg twice daily.
Sertaline or CBZ alone are also effective though SSRIS remains the first line of treatment.
Examples of SSRIs that are widely used for PD include fluoxetine, sertaline and paroxetine.