Definition of paroxetine
: a drug C19H20FNO3 that enhances serotonin activity and is usually administered in the form of its hydrochloride to treat depression
Origin of paroxetine
perhaps from International Scientific Vocabulary par- (alteration of piperidine) + ox- + metersethyl + 2-ine
First Known Use: 1977
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