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What are serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) for depression?

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Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) affect the action of both serotonin and another brain chemical, norepinephrine. This class 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, and dizziness, and weakness.

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

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