SNRI Summary:

(Seretonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor). 

These medications are similar to SSRI medications, except that they increase both serotonin and norepinephrine concentrations at the synaptic cleft. Though they have fewer side effects than other antidepressant medications, especially involving the muscarinic receptors, they do have some unique ones of their own. 


Norepinephrine:

 


Indications:

  • Depression
  • Schisophrenia
  • PTSD
  • Generalised anxiety disorder
  • Specific phobias
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • OCD

Adverse Reactions:


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Common Interactions:


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Drugs:

Duloxetine

INSERT

Generic Name: Duloxetine Brand Name: Cymbalta
Receptor: INSERT Source: Synthetic
Main Action: Serotonin epinephrine reuptake inhibitor
Common Dosage: xxx Suitable during pregnancy? INSERT

Valafaxine

Valafaxine is one of the most commonly prescribed drugs today. It is used for both anxiety and depression, and has a failry low incidence of adverse reactions.

Generic Name: Effexor Brand Name: INSERT
Receptor: INSERT Source: Synthetic
Main Action: Serotonin epinephrine reuptake inhibitor
Common Dosage: xxx Suitable during pregnancy? INSERT