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SNRIs - The Antidepressants People Love to Hate.

The data are contradictory regarding how effective Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs) are compared with SSRIs. When it comes to treating neuropathic pain SNRIs generally work a lot better, especially the ones that have more of an effect on norepinephrine (NE). Savella (milnacipran) has much greater effect on norepinephrine than serotonin (5HT)1, while Effexor is essentially an SSRI until you’re taking 187.5–225 mg a day, give or take 37.5 mg. Depression and anxiety are something else. On one hand SSRIs are easier to deal with, on the other SNRIs are far less likely to poop out (tachyphylaxis).

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1 Little wonder Forest went for the fibromyalgia approval instead of banging their heads against the wall for an increasingly difficult to get depression approval. Plus: there's more money in pain than in the overly-saturated depression market. And, prior to the development of Fetzima and subsequent crackdown on such things, they knew doctors would write off-label prescriptions for it in any case.

Serotonin-Selective Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) and Serotonin & Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (SNRI) Antidepressants by Jerod Poore is copyright © 2010 Jerod Poore

Last modified on Monday, 27 July, 2015 at 16:00:20 by JerodPoorePage Author: Jerod PooreDate created: 26 November 2010

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