fluoxetine fluoxetine

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

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  1. In the '90s, Americans grew fond of the idea that you can fix depression simply by taking a pill most famously fluoxetine (better known as Prozac), though fluoxetine is just .
  2. A pharmaceutical phenomenon that began with fluoxetine (Prozac) in the late 1980s, the SSRIs rode a wave of gushing publicity to usurp the older antidepressants, the tricyclics .
  3. In the '90s, Americans grew fond of the idea that you can fix depression simply by taking a pill -- most famously fluoxetine (better known as Prozac), though fluoxetine is just one .

News

  • Caretaker Charged In Death Of Quadriplegic Woman

    Investigators say toxicology tests indicate Baker had extremely high levels of the drugs Fluoxetine and Bupropion in her system and that she died from prescription medication toxicity.
    on September 21, 2013     Source: WCTV Tallahassee

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  • "The Wellbutrin is having the effect that we were seeking . . . but unfortunately I feel like it has canceled out the anxiety-reducing effects of the fluoxetine [Prozac], as recently I've been pretty nervous," Edwards wrote in a Nov. 27, 2007,...
    on Dec 3, 2009 By: John Edwards Source: Boston Globe

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