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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

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

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.
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One double-blind 6-week study of 112 patients (7) compared fluvoxamine with lorazepam for mixed anxiety and depression in general practice.
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