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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

fluvoxamine

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

Neuropharmacology An antidepressant that blocks serotonin reuptake at the synapse, approved for managing OCD. See Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitor.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Fluvoxamine

Luvox; a SSRI that is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder as well as other conditions.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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