Antidepressant drugs: does it matter if they inhibit the reuptake of noradrenaline or serotonin?

  • Esa Eriksson
  • Published 2000 in Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica. Supplementum


The current popularity of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for the treatment of depression should not conceal the fact that noradrenergic neurones also seem to influence depressed mood. Selective noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (NRIs) such as reboxetine thus seem to be at least as effective as the SSRIs. It has been suggested that NRIs… (More)


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