What is Antidepressants

medications to relieve symptoms of depression, social anxiety disorder, anxiety disorders, and dysthymia, or mild chronic depression. There are many type of antidepressant in medical world. First is Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs). This medicine modified serotonin and norepinephrine levels. Both is neurotransmitters in the brain for stabilizing mood. This drug include duloxetine (Cymbalta), venlafaxine (Effexor) and desvenlafaxine (Pristiq). The Second ones is Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs). There is seletive word in there because this drug only modified Serotonin. They are effective for treat depression. Good news is they have fewer side effects than the other antidepressants. SSRIs block the reuptake, or absorption, of serotonin in the brain. This makes it easier for the brain cells to receive and send messages, resulting in better and more stable moods.

Another ones in antidepressants is Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) 

 

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