fluoxetine hydrocholoride

noun
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
Syn: ↑fluoxetine, ↑Prozac, ↑Sarafem
Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Sarafem), ↑trade name (for: ↑Prozac)

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  • fluoxetine — noun 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 • Syn: ↑fluoxetine hydrocholoride, ↑Prozac,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prozac — noun 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 • Syn: ↑fluoxetine, ↑fluoxetine hydrocholoride,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarafem — noun 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 • Syn: ↑fluoxetine, ↑fluoxetine hydrocholoride,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor — noun an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain • Syn: ↑SSRI • Hypernyms: ↑antidepressant, ↑antidepressant drug • Hyponyms: ↑fluoxetine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • SSRI — noun an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain • Syn: ↑selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor • Hypernyms: ↑antidepressant, ↑antidepressant drug •… …   Useful english dictionary

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