norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor [NRI]

NRI (norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) medicines are non-stimulant antidepressants. Doctors can use them to treat excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and cataplexy.

NRIs include:

  • Atomoxetine (such as Attera, Attentin, Axepta, Axetra, Stramox, Strattera, and Tomoxetin)
  • Reboxetine (such as Davedex, Edronax, Irenor, Norebox, Prolift, Solvex, Yeluoshu, and Zuolexin)

These are sometimes called selective NRIs, but they aren’t SNRIs (serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors).

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