# Antidepressants/Second-Generation

Venlafaxine

Also known as Elafax, Venlafaxina, Venlafaxinum A synthetic phenethylamine bicyclic derivative with antidepressant activity. Venlafaxine and its active metabolite, O-desmethylvenlafaxine (ODV), are potent inhibitors of neuronal serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake...
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Mirtazapine

A synthetic tetracyclic derivative of the piperazino-azepines with antidepressant activity. Although its mechanism of action is unknown, mirtazapine enhances central adrenergic and serotonergic transmission, possibly by acting as an antagonist at central presynaptic...
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Nefazodone

Also known as Nefazodona, Nefazodonum Can I take Nefazodone while breastfeeding? Limited information indicates that usual doses of nefazodone produce low but variable levels in milk that would not be expected to cause adverse effects in a breastfed infant, especially...
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Bupropion

Also known as Amfebutamone, BW 323U66, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Forfivo XL, Wellbutrin, Zyban The hydrochloride salt of an aminoketone antidepressant. The molecular mechanism of the antidepressant effect of bupropion is unknown. This agent does not inhibit monoamine...
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