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What are fluvoxamine extended-release capsules?

Fluvoxamine extended-release capsules are a prescription medication used in treating social anxiety disorder (fear of social situations) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The medication is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), which enhances the activity of serotonin, an important chemical in the brain. In the United States, fluvoxamine extended-release capsules are available as the brand name Luvox CR.

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