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a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor administered orally as the hydrochloride salt as an antidepressant and to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
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sertralineAtruline, 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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
sertralineA SELECTIVE SEROTONIN RE-UPTAKE INHIBITOR drug used to treat depression and severe premenstrual syndrome. A brand name is Lustral.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
Zoloft; a SSRI that is used to treat mental depression and a variety of other disorders.
Mentioned in: Antidepressant Drugs, SSRI
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