serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors [SNRIs]

SNRIs (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors) are medicines doctors usually use to treat depression, anxiety, and long-term pain (especially nerve pain). Doctors may also use these to treat cataplexy.

SNRIs include:

  • Duloxetine (such as Cymbalta, Drizalma Sprinkle, and Irenka)
  • Milnacipran (such as Savella)
    • Levomilnacipran (such as Fetzima)
  • Venlafaxine (such as Effexor and Effexor XR)
    • Desvenlafaxine (such as Khedezla and Pristiq)
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