nefazodone hydrochloride


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nefazodone hydrochloride

(nə-fā′zə-dōn′, -făz′ə-)
n.
An oral antidepressant with a chemical structure unrelated to SSRIs, tricyclics, or monoamine oxidase inhibitors, thought to inhibit neuronal uptake of serotonin and norepinephrine.

nefazodone hydrochloride

[nĕfa′zodōn]
an antidepressant drug.
indication It is prescribed in the treatment of mental depression in adults.
contraindications It should not be given to patients with an allergy to nefazodone hydrochloride or similar antidepressants, patients in the recovery phase of acute myocardial infarction, or patients also using monoamine oxidase inhibitors, pimozide, or carbamazepine. Caution is advised in prescribing it for patients with concurrent use of triazolam or alprazolam, a history of drug abuse, cardiovascular disease, low blood pressure, seizures, benign prostatic hyperplasia, constipation, or suicidal ideation.
adverse effects It has rarely caused life-threatening liver failure, so it should be discontinued immediately if there are signs of hepatic toxicity. The side effects most often reported include dry mouth, impaired vision, eye pain, flulike symptoms, ringing in the ears, swollen limbs, and muscle pain.
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Food and Drug Administration for nefazodone hydrochloride tablets in 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, and 250 mg dosages.
L) received final FDA approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for nefazodone hydrochloride tablets in 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg and 250 mg dosage strengths.
s Abbreviated New Drug Application for Nefazodone Hydrochloride Tablets in 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg and 250 mg strengths.
Food and Drug Administration's Psychopharmacological Drugs Advisory Committee recommended approval for Nefazodone Hydrochloride Tablets for the treatment of major depression.