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How do norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors help treat ADHD?

Norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors work by increasing brain levels of norepinephrine, a chemical that's in short supply in people who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The increase in norepinephrine improves attention span and reduces impulsivity and hyperactivity.

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