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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 to treat depression and obsessive–compulsive disorder; side-effects may include sleepiness, agitation, tremor, vomiting, and diarrhoea. Trade name: Faverin.

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