Chapter 4
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Antidepressants: SNRIs

Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs) are usually prescribed when SSRIs have not worked. SNRIs are not usually prescribed to children. However, they may be helpful in some cases.

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Examples are:

  • Venlafaxine (Extended Release Effexor XR)
  • Duloxetine (Cymbalta)
  • Desvenlafaxine (Pristiq)