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In the US, Fluvoxamine (fluvoxamine systemic) is a member of the drug class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and is used to treat Anorexia/Feeding Problems, Anxiety and Stress, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Somatoform Pain Disorder and Trichotillomania.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antidepressant: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)

Chemical Name

1-Pentanone, 5-metoxy-1-[4-(trifluorometyl)phenyl]-, O-(2-aminoetyl)oxime, (E)-

Foreign Names

  • Fluvoxaminum (Latin)
  • Fluvoxamin (German)
  • Fluvoxamine (French)
  • Fluvoxamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Fluvoxamine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Fluvoxamine Maleate (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • DU 23000 (IS: Duphar)
  • MK 264 (IS)
  • Fluvoxamine Maleate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Fluvoxamini maleas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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