dual reuptake inhibitor


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dual reuptake inhibitor

An antidepressant medication that works by blocking the reuptake of both serotonin and norepinephrine.
See also: inhibitor
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made a presentation entitled 'Development of Milnacipran, a Dual Reuptake Inhibitor for Treatment of Chronic Pain Associated with Fibromyalgia' at the National Fibromyalgia Research Association 'Neurology and New Treatment Modalities in Fibromyalgia' Meeting in Portland, Ore.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Cymbalta(TM) (duloxetine hydrochloride), a dual reuptake inhibitor that works through two key neurotransmitters -- serotonin and norepinephrine -- involved in depression.
Research findings to be presented at the 154th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in New Orleans suggest that duloxetine, an investigational new dual reuptake inhibitor currently in Phase III development for the treatment of depression, is superior to placebo in reducing the severity of depressive symptoms.
Far more effective for fibromyalgia - and most likely other central pain states as well - are dual reuptake inhibitors such as tricyclic compounds (amitriptyline, cyclobenzaprine), serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (milnacipran, duloxetine), gamma hydroxybutyrate, and gabapentin.
Far more effective for fibromyalgia--and most likely other central pain states as well--are dual reuptake inhibitors such as tricyclic compounds (amitriptyline, cyclobenzaprine), serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (milnacipran, duloxetine), gamma hydroxybutyrate, and gabapentin, he said.

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