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Inhibits COX
Increases GABA by blocking reuptake
5-HT agonist
Blocks Dopamine receptors
Inhibits arachidonic acid cascade and COX, and is an antipyretic.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and blocks NE and DA reuptake, stimulates release of NE and 5-HT
Relieves pain, not anti-inflammatory
Negatively coupled with adenocyclase
Partial or full 5-HT agonist
Antagonizes NMDA
Interferes with Excitatory neurotransmitters (glutamate)
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
Alpha-adrenergic receptor stimulator
Increases GABA
Blocks Na+ channels
Potentiates the effect of GABA
Blocks Na+ and Ca++ channels
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
Stimulates Dopamine release, dopamine receptor agonist, decreases dopamine metabolism and catabolism, and decreases dopamine reuptake
Inhibits Norepinephrine reuptake
MAO-B Inhibitor

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