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paroxetine

[puh-rok-si-teen, par-ok-] /pəˈrɒk sɪˌtin, pærˈɒk-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a drug, C 19 H 20 FNO 3 ·HCl, of the SSRI class, that acts by prolonging the action of serotonin in the brain, used in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders.
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paroxetine

/pæˈrɒksətiːn/
noun
1.
an antidepressant drug that acts by preventing the re-uptake after release of serotonin in the brain, thereby prolonging its action: used for treating depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and panic disorder. Formula: C19H20FNO3
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