paroxetine
noun Etymology: perhaps from International Scientific Vocabulary par- (alteration of piperidine) + ox- + methyl + 2-ine Date: 1979 a drug C19H20FNO3 that enhances serotonin activity and is usually administered in the form of its hydrochloride to treat depression

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Paroxetine — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • Paroxétine — Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Paroxetine — Paroxétine Paroxétine Général N …   Wikipédia en Français

  • paroxetine — /pa rokˈsə tēn/ noun An antidepressant drug that prolongs the effect of serotonin in the brain by inhibiting its uptake …   Useful english dictionary

  • paroxetine — par·ox·e·tine (pă rŏkʹsĭ tēn ) n. An oral antidepressant of the SSRI class of drugs.   [para 1 + oxy + methyl + piperidine.] * * * …   Universalium

  • paroxetine — noun an antidepressant drug, Paxil …   Wiktionary

  • paroxetine — par·ox·e·tine par äk sə .tēn n a drug that enhances serotonin activity and is usu. administered in the form of its hydrochloride C19H20FNO3·HCl to treat depression see PAXIL * * * n. an antidepressant drug that acts by prolonging the action of… …   Medical dictionary

  • paroxetine — n. an antidepressant drug that acts by prolonging the action of the neurotransmitter serotonin (5 hydroxytryptamine) in the brain (see SSRI). It is taken by mouth for the treatment of depression, obsessive–compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • paroxétine —  n.f. Antidépresseur …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • paroxetine hydrochloride — par·ox·e·tine hy·dro·chlo·ride (pə rokґsə tēn) [USP] a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor used to treat depressive, obsessive compulsive, panic, and social anxiety disorders; administered orally …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”