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

Milnacipran (Ixel) Use, FDA Approval, and Side effects

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Milnacipran is a selective serotonin and nor-epinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). It is available by the brand names of Ixel, Joncia, and Savella, among others. Like other SNRIs, it can be used to treat depression and fibromyalgia. Although many clinical trials have confirmed the drug’s efficacy in the treatment of depression, it has not yet been … Read more