Which medications in the drug class Selective Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors are used in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Christopher Luzzio, MD; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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Selective Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors

Selective serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) are principally used as antidepressants; however, duloxetine is also indicated for relief of several types of pain.

Duloxetine (Cymbalta)

A potent inhibitor of neuronal serotonin and norepinephrine uptake, duloxetine is used as an antidepressant and for relief of neuropathic pain.


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