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Definition of "nefazodone" [nefazodone]

  • An oral antidepressant with a chemical structure unrelated to SSRIs, tricyclics, or monoamine oxidase inhibitors, thought to inhibit neuronal uptake of serotonin and norepinephrine in the central nervous system. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nefazodone" in a sentence
  • "Then in May 2008 she picked up a refill from the CVS pharmacy at 1544 Piedmont Avenue in Atlanta that instead contained a psychiatric drug called nefazodone, according to a complaint she filed with the pharmacy board."
  • "The pattern they saw from the trial results of fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Seroxat), venlafaxine (Effexor) and nefazodone (Serzone) was consistent."
  • "For example, there are products known as trazodone and nefazodone that are legally used."