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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Lexapro

November 21, 2010 – 2:02 pm | 784 views

What is Lexapro?
Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)
Lexapro is available by prescription only
Lexapro has been proven safe and effective for the acute and maintenance treatment of MDD in adults and adolescents …

Lustral

August 4, 2010 – 6:28 pm | 722 views

LUSTRAL
How does it work?
Lustral tablets contain the active ingredient sertraline hydrochloride, which is a type of antidepressant known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). (NB. Sertraline tablets are also available without a brand name, …

Zoloft – sertraline HCl

August 4, 2010 – 11:54 am | 440 views

Zoloft – sertraline HCl
Zoloft is well tolerated and effective for the treatment of depression and certain anxiety conditions.
Zoloft is FDA approved to treat depression, certain types of social anxiety conditions, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), panic …

Antidepressants Hardly Help

September 18, 2008 – 11:39 am | 578 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 | 659 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 …