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What does SNRI stand for?

Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors

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What is the MOA of SNRIs?

Block the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine

3

What are some examples of SNRIs?

Venlafaxine
Duloxetine
Desvenlafaxine

4

Do SNRIs have a few side effects or many?

They have LOTS of side-effects

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What does NRI stand for?

Norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor

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What is the MOA of NRI?

Block the reuptake of norepinephrine

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Are NRI drugs selective or non-selective drugs?

Selective

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Is there any potential for abuse with NRI drugs?

No

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What is an example of an NRI?

Atomoxetine

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NRIs are only approved for ____.

ADHD