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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

Other names: SSRIs

What are Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors block or delay the re-absorption of the neurotransmitter, serotonin, by the original (presynaptic) nerves it was released from. This effect increases the levels of serotonin in the synapses.

Serotonin is found more in areas of the brain that regulates mood. Low levels of serotonin in the synapses in these areas cause mood disorders such as depression. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are used to treat depression, stress and anxiety and panic disorder. Certain selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors may be used to treat other conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia and so on.

List of Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors:

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Sarafem (Pro, More...)
generic name: fluoxetine
19 reviews
   
8.8
Luvox CR (Pro, More...)
generic name: fluvoxamine
8 reviews
   
8.2
Lexapro (Pro, More...)
generic name: escitalopram
1,205 reviews
   
7.9
Pexeva (Pro, More...)
generic name: paroxetine
3 reviews
   
7.8
Celexa (Pro, More...)
generic name: citalopram
654 reviews
   
7.5
Prozac (Pro, More...)
generic name: fluoxetine
594 reviews
   
7.5
Zoloft (Pro, More...)
generic name: sertraline
1,053 reviews
   
7.5
Paxil CR (Pro, More...)
generic name: paroxetine
32 reviews
   
7.4
Paxil (Pro, More...)
generic name: paroxetine
576 reviews
   
7.3
Luvox (More...)
generic name: fluvoxamine
70 reviews
   
7.2
Prozac Weekly (Pro, More...)
generic name: fluoxetine
4 reviews
   
7.0
Brisdelle (Pro, More...)
generic name: paroxetine
29 reviews
   
6.5
Selfemra (Pro, More...)
generic name: fluoxetine
0 reviews
   
2.0
Rapiflux (More...)
generic name: fluoxetine
0 reviews
   
0.0
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