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fluvoxamine Line breaks: flu¦vox|amine
Pronunciation: /fluːˈvɒxəmiːn/

Definition of fluvoxamine in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
A synthetic antidepressant drug which acts by prolonging the effect of the neurotransmitter serotonin on the brain.
Example sentences
  • There was no difference in the effect size on either parameter between imipramine and the SSRIs, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, citalopram, paroxetine, and sertraline.
  • The SSRI class includes citalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, and sertraline.
  • For Fluoxetine and fluvoxamine no specific effect of medication has been noted.
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