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fluvoxamine

 [floo-vok´sah-mēn]
a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, used as the maleate salt to relieve the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder; administered orally.

fluvoxamine

/flu·vox·amine/ (floo-vok´sah-mēn) a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, used as the maleate salt to relieve the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

fluvoxamine

(flo͞o-vŏk′sə-mēn′)
n.
A drug of the SSRI class, C15H21O2N2F3, used in its maleate form primarily to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.

fluvoxamine

[floo͡vok′sämēn]
a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor used as the maleate salt to relieve the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, administered orally.

fluvoxamine

Neuropharmacology An antidepressant that blocks serotonin reuptake at the synapse, approved for managing OCD. See Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitor.

fluvoxamine

A SELECTIVE SEROTONIN RE-UPTAKE INHIBITOR drug. An antidepressant drug that acts by prolonging the action of the NEUROTRANSMITTER 5-hydroxytryptamine (5HT). A brand name is Faverin.

Fluvoxamine

Luvox; a SSRI that is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder as well as other conditions.

fluvoxamine

selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant agent

fluvoxamine

a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant.
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At subsequent sessions, due to the compulsive nature of the problem, fluvoxamine was initiated and titrated to 300 mg daily in order to treat intensive impulses for the use of the internet (8).
SSRI-induced sexual dysfunction: paroxetine, serteraline and fluvoxamine in a prospective multi center and descriptive clinical study of 344 outpatients, J.
Agents from within the SSRIs and SNRIs are the preferred options, namely the SSRIs citalopram, escitalopram, fluvoxamine, fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline and the SNRI venlafaxine.
The FDA has therefore approved the SSRIs fluvoxamine, fluoxetine,and sertraline for use only in children with OCD who are older than eight years.
Nor were they on comparable lists for fluvoxamine, or sertraline.
Children between ages 5 < 9 years also received a number of antidepressants not recommended or indicated for use in this age group, for example, bupropion, citalopram, duloxetine, escitalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, imipramine, paroxetine, sertraline, sulpiride, and venlafaxine (see Table 1).
Fluvoxamine maleate belongs to a chemical series of aralkyl ketones-chemically unrelated to other SSRIs and with significant 5HT reuptake inhibitor activity.
Effects of diazepam, desipramine, fluvoxamine and milnacipran on the duration of immobility of depression-like model mice in the FST
The FDA warned that suicidal behaviour may emerge after people begin taking ten newer types of the antidepressants - bupropion, citalopram, fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine, mirtazapine, nefazodone, paroxetine, sertraline, escitalopram and venlafaxine.
Tokyo, Japan, Oct 15, 2005 - (JCNN) - Meiji Seika Kaisha and Solvay Seiyaku jointly announced on October 12 that they have obtained approval of additional indication for fluvoxamine maleate from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare as of October 11.
SSRIs are a widely used group of anti-depressants, which includes Fluoxetine, Citalopram, Fluvoxamine, Paroxetine, Sertraline and Escitalopram.
Other investigators studied fluvoxamine in older outpatients who have a variety of anxiety conditions.