January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1600
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A definition of the medical term "paroxetine" is presented. Paroxetine refers to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor used as an antianxiety agent and antidepressant. It is administered orally to manage depression, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety and general anxiety. It may be used as an adjunct to psychotherapy.


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