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If you have depression, your healthcare provider may recommend taking a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). Five SNRIs are currently available:
 
SNRIs work by balancing the levels of serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain. Depending on the product being used, they are typically taken one to three times a day.
 
Although SNRIs were initially used for depression, some of them are now approved for additional uses, such as the treatment of:
 
(Click SNRIs for details on the side effects, safety, and effectiveness of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors.)
 
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