re-uptake


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Noun1.re-uptake - a process of using up or consuming again; "psychopharmacologists discovered that amine reuptake is a process that inactivates monoamine neurotransmitters"
uptake - a process of taking up or using up or consuming; "they developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids"
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Seroxat belongs to the new group of anti-depressants in the SSRI (Selective Sertonin Re-uptake Inhibitor) group, such as Prozac.
The safety of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors during breast-feeding is not known, so nortriptyline may be more appropriate if a mother wants to continue breast-feeding, Dr.
"The newer antidepressants, such as Prozac or other seratonin-specif[c re-uptake inhibitors, do not have as many side effects and they are far safer.
Iron nutrition by grass species relies on the release and re-uptake of phytosiderophores, which are root exudates that form stable complexes with fe but also other trace metals such as zn and cu.
White said: "The prototype of the third-generation drug in this field is Cymbalta, which tries to better balance the inhibited re-uptake of serotonin and norepinephrine, further reducing side effects and offering more immediate efficacy...It's been extremely popular."
Drugs called SSRIs (selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors) are now the most commonly prescribed type of antidepressant.
He was instrumental in raising concerns that this group of drugs - selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors - caused a small but significant number of users to experience suicidal feelings or acts, or extreme aggression towards others.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), made recommendations for doctors to make sure the group of anti-depressants known as Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) are used only
Susan is one of thousands who could ultimately seek compensation after the Government's medical advisers bowed to pressure to hold a fully independent assessment of the risks associated with the anti-depressants - also known as selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
To determine the efficacy of the selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) citalopram as a fatigue treatment independent of depression, Dr.
To determine the efficacy of the selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) citalopram as a treatment for chronic fatigue that is independent of depression, he and his colleagues compared the response to citalopram (average 20-40 mg/day) in 31 fatigued subjects with that of 76 controls who had similar fatigue symptoms and who took placebo or ginseng (a known ineffective therapy).
Prozac is part of a family of drugs called SSRI, selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor.