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Selective Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors

Antidepressants are prescribed to alleviate the symptoms of depression for those with bipolar disorder (manic depression). Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs) are a subclass of antidepressants. These are resources and information regarding this class of drugs. Please note this abbreviation - SNRI - may also be used for Selective Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors.
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SNRIs and SSNRIs Defined
There is some confusion about these terms. SNRI is used to stand for two different things, and some drugs commonly called SSNRIs really fit one of the definitions for SNRI. More ...

Serzone (Nefazodone) Medication Profile
Nefazodone is an antidepressant medication useful for persons who have anxiety or insomnia along with depression. It was formerly sold under the brand name Serzone, but Serzone was taken off the market in 2004 due to the possibility of its causing liver failure. The generic nefazodone is still available. Article covers major warnings and drug interactions, dosage information and side effects.

Nefazodone Side Effects
Catalogue of side effects for the medication Serzone - generic Nefazodone - an antidepressant drug used in the treatment of depression and bipolar disorder.

Crazy Meds Low Down - NRIs
These are a lesser-known form of antidepressant that focuses on a neurotransmitter that had fallen out of fashion, but seems to be making a comeback now. In addition to dealing with depression, norepinephrine is great for dealing with motivation and concentration.

Definition from Wikipedia
Serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) are a class of antidepressant used in the treatment of clinical depression and other affective disorders. They act upon two neurotransmitters in the brain that are known to play an important part in mood, namely, serotonin and norepinephrine.

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