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(zō′lôft′, -lŏft′)
A trademark for the hydrochloride salt of the drug sertraline.
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Noun1.Zoloft - 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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"These observations are important for human health because Zoloft is widely prescribed for a number of disorders other than depression," said Carol A.
They didn't mind if I stopped taking Seroquel and Clonazepam, but they were reluctant to help me with Zoloft and Lithium, the drugs I had been on the longest.
In the suit filed on her daughter's behalf, the woman says the child was born in 2005 with a malformed anal opening after the mother was prescribed and took Zoloft during pregnancy.
Pharmaceutical firm Pfizer supplied the Zoloft, known generically as sertraline, and placebos for the study, but researchers said the company was not involved with any other part of it.
She "just needed some air" is her explanation for leaving her husband, Ricardo (Teddy Canez), and daughter, Jackie (Carmen Zilles), to pick up after themselves while she finds a safe spot where she can binge on chimichangas, her comfort food, and Zoloft, her comfort drug.
"A molecule like Zoloft should be completely innocuous to a yeast cell, in the way that an antibiotic would be innocuous to a viral infection," says pharmacologist Ethan Perlstein of Princeton.
Chimichangas and Zoloft, however, grabbed my attention from the first stage direction; in fact, even the title made me laugh out loud.
The antidepressants that were selected for the trial were venlafaxine (Effexor), fluoxetine, sertraline (Zoloft), citalopram (Celexa), bupropion, mirtazapine (Remeron), and nortriptyline (Aventyl).
Specific drugs are discussed, including Lipitor, Lyrica, and Zoloft. LaMattina was formerly president of Pfizer Global Research and Development.
An inexpensive version of Pfizer Inc's (New York) Zoloft may be the best initial treatment for adults with moderate to severe depression, offering greater benefits than best-sellers from Wyeth (Madison NJ), Eli Lilly & Co (Indianapolis IN) and Forest Laboratories Inc (New York), a new study found.
Among psychotropic medications, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Zoloft and Prozac were associated with the highest risk of multiple falls.
For example, Pfizer submitted five trials on its drug Zoloft to the FDA.