SNRI Drugs (Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors)

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SNRI Drugs (Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors) act primarily upon serotonergic and noradrenergic neurons but have little or no effect upon cholinergic or histaminergic receptors. SNRI drugs are primarily used to treat patients with major depression, however, they are also utilized in the treatment of fibromyalgia. SNRI drugs include: Desvenlafaxine Duloxetine Levomilnacipran Milnacipran Venlafaxine Generic and Brand … Read more

Serotonin Modulators – Nefazodone, Trazodone, Vilazodone, Vortioxetine

Serotonin Modulators are a class of medicines that are different from SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors), SNRIs (selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors), MAO inhibitors (monoamine oxidase inhibitors), TCAs (Tricyclic antidepressants), and atypical antidepressants. The four drugs included in the serotonin modulators are: Nefazodone (Serzone) Trazodone (Oleptro) Vilazodone (Viibryd) Vortioxetine (Brintellix) The serotonin modulators are distinct from … Read more

TNF Inhibitors – An Overview of Their Use in Immune-mediated Diseases

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TNF inhibitors are being increasingly used in the treatment of various immune-mediated diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, inflammatory bowel diseases, and psoriasis. There are five tumor necrosis factor inhibitors available to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other immune-mediated diseases worldwide. Biosimilar versions of TNF inhibitors are now available in certain countries. Additional biosimilar agents … Read more

Treatment of Constipation with Medicines Including Latest Drugs

Treatment of Constipation with Medicines

The Treatment of Constipation with Medicines Including the Latest Drugs is discussed here. It is important to note that lifestyle modification including adequate water intake, regular exercise, and adequate fiber intake is essential before initiating treatment of constipation with medicines and drugs. Constipation definition: Constipation is the passage of stools that are either harder than … Read more