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sertraline

 [ser´trah-lēn]
a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor administered orally as the hydrochloride salt as an antidepressant and to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder.

sertraline

/ser·tra·line/ (ser´trah-lēn) a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder.

sertraline

(sûr′trə-lēn′)
n.
A drug of the SSRI class, C17H17Cl2 N, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and anxiety.

sertraline

[ser′trah-lēn]
a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor administered orally in the form of hydrochloride salt as an antidepressant and as a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder.

sertraline

Atruline, Lustral, Zoloft® Psychiatry A serotonin reuptake inhibiting–SRI antidepressant that blocks reuptake of serotonin at the synapse more potently than that of norepinephrine Indications Panic disorder, major depression, dysphoria, OCD, PTSD Contraindications MAOI therapy Adverse reactions Nausea, insomnia, somnolence, diarrhea, 1º ejaculatory delay; in children, hyperkinesia, twitching, fever, malaise, purpura, ↓ weight, emotional lability, ↓ urine concentration. See Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitor.

sertraline

A SELECTIVE SEROTONIN RE-UPTAKE INHIBITOR drug used to treat depression and severe premenstrual syndrome. A brand name is Lustral.

Sertraline

Zoloft; a SSRI that is used to treat mental depression and a variety of other disorders.

sertraline (ser´trəlēn´),

n brand name: Zoloft;
drug class: antidepressant;
action: selectively inhibits the uptake of serotonin in the brain;
use: treatment of major depression.
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