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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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WHAT ARE THEY?
Anti-anxiety drugs are used mainly for …

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PAXIL CR® (PAX-il) (paroxetine hydrochloride)

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PAXIL CR® (PAX-il) (paroxetine hydrochloride)
Controlled-Release Tablets
Medication Guide
Read the Medication Guide that comes with PAXIL CR before you start taking it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This …

Fluvoxamine 50 mg Tablets

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Fluvoxamine 50 mg Tablets
SUMMARY OF PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
1 NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Fluvoxamine 50 mg Tablets
2 QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
Active ingredient: fluvoxamine maleate
Each film coated tablet contains fluvoxamine as 50 mg of fluvoxamine maleate.
For a full …

PROZAC 20 Mg Hard Capsules-Fluoxetine

November 1, 2016 – 1:16 pm | 53 views
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PROZAC 20 Mg Hard Capsules- Fluoxetine
Package leaflet: Information for the user
EIGHT IMPORTANT THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PROZAC
Prozac treats depression and anxiety disorders.
Like all medicines it can have unwanted effects. It is therefore important …

Citalopram Tablets 10mg-20mg-40mg

October 31, 2016 – 11:18 pm | 74 views
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Citalopram Tablets 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
Citalopram 10mg, 20mg and 40mg Film-coated Tablets
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.
Keep this leaflet. You may …

Antianxiety Drugs

September 7, 2016 – 7:02 pm | 139 views
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Antianxiety Drugs
 Benzodiazepines (BD) – the most effective antianxiety drugs
Antidepressants
–Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
–Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs)
–Heterocyclics

Mixed norepinephrine/serotonin reuptake inhibitors
Mixed-action drugs

–Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

Buspirone
Antipsychotics (neuroleptics)
Barbiturates
Antihistamines
Clonidine
Beta-blockers
Meprobamate and derivatives
Antiepileptic drugs
Alcohol

Benzodiazepines (BD)
Mechanism of action:

Facilitate neuronal membrane inhibition by actions as …

Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

September 4, 2016 – 8:14 pm | 152 views
Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

Trade Name
Generic Name
FDA Approved Age

Combination Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Medication

Symbyax (Prozac & Zyprexa)
fluoxetine & olanzapine
18 and older

Antipsychotic Medications

Abilify
 
aripiprazole
13 to 17 for schizophrenia and bipolar; 18 and older for schizophrenia, bipolar
mania, …