Milnacipran Hydrochloride is an active component used in medicines to prevent the reuptake of serotonin and epinephrine by nerves after they have been released. It belongs to a group of medicines called Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. It is used in the treatment of major depressive disorders. It is an enantiomer that treats fibromyalgia. It has been related with a low rate of transient elevations in serum aminotransferase levels during treatment.
Class of Drugs – Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor
Molecular Formula – C15H23ClN2O
Molecular Weight - 282.81 g/mol
Working: This mentioned medication prevents the reuptake of serotonin and epinephrine by nerves. Uptake is an important process for vanishing released neurotransmitters and terminating their actions on adjacent nerves. This decreased uptake caused by Milnacipran Hydrochloride maximizes the effect of serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain. This process shall be responsible for its effectiveness for treating fibromyalgia. This medicine involves its effects on serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain.
Uses: Mentioned medication is indicated to treat pain caused by a condition called fibromyalgia, which affects the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and supporting tissues. Milnacipran Hydrochloride is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that helps to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain called neurotransmitters.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This active component is used in a popular brand medicine as mentioned below:
- Savella: 25 mg and 50 mg Capsule
Discuss the medical history with the doctor before taking this medicine. It should not be consumed by pregnant women; it may inhibit the growth of fetus.