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Would an snri cause more anxiety in a person with an anxiety disorder since it increases norepinephrine in the brain?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: SNRI

Possible but temporary & subsides with time.

In brief: SNRI

Possible but temporary & subsides with time.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

Generally, someone with an anxiety disorder will be more easily triggered by an anxiety producing stimulus such as a medication side effect.
That said, snris are effective in treating anxiety disorders and their effects on norepinephrine are part of why they work.

In brief: See below

Generally, someone with an anxiety disorder will be more easily triggered by an anxiety producing stimulus such as a medication side effect.
That said, snris are effective in treating anxiety disorders and their effects on norepinephrine are part of why they work.
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
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