Definition of Fluoxetine

1. Noun. A selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade names Prozac or Sarafem); it is thought to work by increasing the activity of serotonin in the brain.




Definition of Fluoxetine

1. Noun. An SSRI antidepressant drug with formula C17H18F3NO ¹

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Definition of Fluoxetine

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Medical Definition of Fluoxetine

1. The first highly specific serotonin uptake inhibitor. It is used as an antidepressant and often has a more acceptable side-effects profile than traditional antidepressants. Pharmacological action: antidepressive agents, second-generation, serotonin uptake inhibitors. Chemical name: Benzenepropanamine, N-methyl-gamma-(4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy)-, (+-)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fluoxetine

fluorouracils
fluorouridine
fluorous
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fluorvesuvianite
fluosilicate
fluosilicates
fluosilicic
fluosilicic acid
fluosol
fluosol-DA
fluothane
fluotracen
fluoxetine (current term)
fluoxetine hydrochloride
fluoxetines
fluoxymesterone
flupenthixol
flupentixol
fluperolone acetate
fluphenazine
fluphenazine decanoate
fluphenazines
fluprazine
fluprednisolone
flurandrenolide
flurandrenolone
flurazepam

Literary usage of Fluoxetine

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1. Treatment of Depression edited by Cynthia D. Mulrow (2000)
"... fluoxetine(448) fluoxetine(435) fluoxetine(228) fluoxetine(267) fluoxetine(222) ... fluoxetine(344) fluoxetine(244) fluoxetine(188) fluoxetine(223) ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Compared with placebo, both 40 mg/day fluoxetine and 60 mg/day fluoxetine no differences were detected between treatment groups, 60 mg/day fluoxetine ..."

3. Problems of Drug Dependence: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting by Louie S. Harrie (1999)
"fluoxetine VS PLACEBO IN DEPRESSED ALCOHOLIC SUBSTANCE ABUSERS JR Cornelius ... These findings suggest efficacy for fluoxetine in treating the marijuana use ..."

4. Treatment of Drug Dependent Individuals with Comorbid Mental Disorders edited by Lisa S. Onken, Jack D. Blaine, Sander Genser, Arthur M. Horton (1998)
"Covi, L.; Hess, JM; Kreiter, NA; and Haertzen, CA Effects of combined fluoxetine and counseling in the outpatient treatment of cocaine abusers. ..."

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