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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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Jazz Pharma has two products on the market, Xyrem for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy in patients with narcolepsy and Luvox CR for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder and social anxiety disorder.
Palo Alto CA) won approval for its once-daily Luvox CR extended-release capsules to treat social anxiety disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder in adults.
Elan manufactures Luvox CR and, in addition to manufacturing revenues, will receive royalties on sales.
In January 2007, Solvay Pharmaceuticals licensed the right to market LUVOX CR (fluvoxamine maleate) Extended-Release Capsules and LUVOX (fluvoxamine maleate) Immediate-Release Tablets to Jazz Pharmaceuticals in the United States.
The FDA approval of LUVOX CR marks an important milestone in the relationship between Jazz Pharmaceuticals and Solvay Pharmaceuticals," said Laurence J.