Selective serotonin uptake inhibitors

Selective serotonin uptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

Drugs that regulate depression by blocking the reabsorption of serotonin in the brain consequently raising serotonin levels. SSRIs include fluoxetine (Prozac), sertraline (Zoloft), and paroxetine (Paxil).
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