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How can serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) help with depression?

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SNRIs are a newer class of antidepressants that affect the action of two brain chemicals, serotonin and norepinephrine. Examples of these drugs includes desvenlafaxine (Khedezla or Pristiq), duloxetine (Cymbalta), levomilnacipran (Fetzima), and or venlafaxine (Effexor). Side effects are usually mild. They include upset stomach, sleep problems, sexual problems, headache, anxiety, dizziness, and weakness.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 27, 2019
Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 27, 2019

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