Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (NRI) also known as NERI is a drug that is used to block the cells of the brain from absorbing norepinephrine. For this reason, the effect of neurotransmitters on neural activity is prolonged, stimulating alertness and mental acuity that is improved. This medication acts by countering the norepinephrine transporter action, a mechanism that is used for the absorption of norepinephrine and epinephrine back to the brain cell from synapse. For this reason, neurotransmitter receivers, which are found in the synapse, will be allowed the two neurotransmitters effect to be felt longer than usual. As norepinephrine and epinephrine are being received, the release of glucose is triggered by the brain, and it helps in the improvement of the heart and energy production.
Below you will find a list of drugs that fall under the class of NRIs
NRIs are recommended for patients that exhibit symptoms connected with decreased function of the mental. Since the medication is a stimulant, it helps reduce certain symptoms like cloudiness of the metal, fatigue that is not normal, sluggishness, and chronic.
Due to its stimulating effect, it can also be used to treat mood disorder that are connected with deficient activity of neural. It is also believed by psychiatrist this medicine can treat ADHD patients, by using this drug, these patients will have their mental acuity increasing thus helping them to have a better focus on their activities.
NRIs Side Effects
NRIs like other medication have side effects, and the side effect of this medication arises from the metabolic process being over-stimulated. There can be rise of:
The drug has an effect of suppressing appetite, and this might lead to the anorexia developing. When the drug is over used beyond the levels that are recommended, the problem increases, and the brain of the patient can have severe toxicity that can lead to coma and even death. Many experts are supportive of norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors saying that the chances of being addicted to the drug are little to none.
Ensure that you tell your doctor of any other medication or supplements that you are taking during the same period when you are taking NRIs. Due to the nature of this drug, it might cause a reaction that is dangerous when combined with certain medication or products. It is important that you eat a diet that is healthy and balanced; taking medication with food might help to decrease nausea.
Avoid taking of a toxic substance while under the medication. Stay in the environment that is clean and has lots of fresh air coming in; this will help in supply of oxygen in your body as well as feeling relaxed. You should also exercise but not overwork yourself; just enough to keep you fit and use the energy that you are getting from using this medication. In case you feel something is not right, do not hesitate to visit your doctor for clarification.