antidepressant drug

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Noun1.antidepressant drug - any of a class of drugs used to treat depressionantidepressant drug - any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
MAOI, monoamine oxidase inhibitor - any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate
nefazodone, Serzone - an antidepressant drug (trade name Serzone)
nontricyclic, nontricyclic antidepressant, nontricyclic antidepressant drug, nontricyclic drug - a class of antidepressant drugs that are not tricyclic drugs and do not act by inhibiting MAO
Edronax, reboxetine - an antidepressant drug that blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine
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
tricyclic, tricyclic antidepressant, tricyclic antidepressant drug - an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain
maleate - a salt or ester of maleic acid; used as a nontricyclic antidepressant drug for psychomotor activation
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