a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade names Prozac or Sarafem); it is thought to work by increasing the activity of serotonin in the brain
Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Sarafem), ↑trade name (for: ↑Prozac)

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