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List of Psychiatric Medications

September 14, 2008 – 9:05 pm | 2,633 views
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This is an alphabetical list of psychiatric medications used by psychiatrists to treat…

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Ritalin

September 14, 2008 – 2:22 pm | 1,710 views
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Ritalin (methylphenidate)
How does Ritalin work? What will it do for me?
Methylphenidate belongs to the family of medications known as stimulants. It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy (uncontrollable need to …

Tegretol

September 14, 2008 – 2:13 pm | 727 views
Tegretol

TEGRETOL Novartis
Carbamazepine
Use:
Anticonvulsant, antimanic agent. Epilepsy: Adults and children > 12 years – initially, 100-200 mg once or twice a day; increased in divided doses until best response obtained. Optimal daily dosage: 800-1200 mg. Rarely, …

Ativan

September 14, 2008 – 2:01 pm | 3,103 views
Anxiety

Ativan: Generic Name: lorazepam (oral) (lor A ze pam)
What is Ativan?
Ativan is in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety.
Ativan is …

Zyprexa (Olanzapine)

September 14, 2008 – 1:51 pm | 855 views
Schizophrenia Drugs

What Is ZYPREXA® (olanzapine)?
ZYPREXA is a brand name for a prescription medicine that is approved by the FDA for treating the symptoms of schizophrenia, acute mixed or manic episodes of bipolar I disorder and for …