HyperDic: antidepressant_drug

English > 1 sense of the expression antidepressant drug:
NOUNartifactantidepressant drug, antidepressantany of a class of drugs used to treat depression
English > antidepressant drug: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects.
Synonymantidepressant
NarrowermaleateA salt or ester of maleic acid
monoamine oxidase inhibitor, MAOIAny of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate
nefazodone, SerzoneAn antidepressant drug (trade name Serzone)
nontricyclic, nontricyclic drug, nontricyclic antidepressant, nontricyclic antidepressant drugA class of antidepressant drugs that are not tricyclic drugs and do not act by inhibiting MAO
reboxetine, EdronaxAn antidepressant drug that blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine
selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor, SSRIAn antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain
tricyclic, tricyclic antidepressant, tricyclic antidepressant drugAn antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishantidepresivo
Catalanantidepressiu

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