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▾ Sertraline (lustral) and ▾ paroxetine (seroxat) – new drugs for the treatment of depression


Over the past decade several new antidepressants have been introduced which act selectively on 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT, serotonin) reuptake in the brain. Zimeldine was withdrawn, fluvoxamine and fluoxetine remain. Sertraline and paroxetine are new antidepressants of this class.

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