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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Cymbalta – duloxetine HCl

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Cymbalta
Indication
Cymbalta is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). The efficacy of Cymbalta was established in four short-term and one maintenance trial in adults.
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Drug Slang and Common Drug Street Names

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Below are some common drug slang terms or drug street names:
STREET NAMES AND SLANG FOR HALLUCINOGENS
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Pot, Reefer, Grass, …

Psychiatric Drugs’ Use Drops for Children

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Antidepressants Hardly Help

September 18, 2008 – 11:39 am | 553 views

Popular antidepressants including Prozac and Paxil have little impact on most patients, according to a comprehensive review of newly released data from trials that were conducted before the drugs were approved in the U.S.
Researchers from …

Paxil

September 14, 2008 – 1:16 pm | 628 views

Paroxetine – Brand Name: Paxil
Overview
Paxil is the brand name for Paroxetine, a phenylpiperidine derivative. Paxil is an SSRI – Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor, which is a type of antidepressant. SSRIs work by increasing levels of …

Antidepressant Drugs

September 14, 2008 – 6:51 am | 662 views

Definition
Antidepressant drugs are medicines that relieve symptoms of depressive disorders.
Purpose
Depressive disorders may either be unipolar (depression alone) or bipolar (depression alternating with periods of extreme excitation). The formal diagnosis requires a cluster of symptoms, lasting …