vilazodone

noun
vi·​laz·​o·​done | \ və-ˈlaz-ə-ˌdōn How to pronounce vilazodone (audio) \

Medical Definition of vilazodone

: an antidepressant drug taken orally in the form of its hydrochloride C26H27N5O2·HCl in the treatment of major depressive disorder

Note: Vilazodone functions as an SSRI and is a partial agonist of some types of serotonin receptor. It is marketed under the trademark Viibryd.

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“Vilazodone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vilazodone. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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