Paroxetine Definition

pă-rŏksĭ-tēn
noun
An oral antidepressant of the SSRI class of drugs.
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A drug of the SSRI class, C19 H20 FNO3 , used in its hydrochloride form to treat depression, anxiety, and certain other disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Origin of Paroxetine

  • par(a)– ox(y)– (m)et(hyl) (piperid)ine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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