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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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LITHIUM – ORAL Patient Education

November 11, 2016 – 12:33 am | 34 views
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LITHIUM – ORAL Patient Education
IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate …

Chlorpromazine 25mg, 50mg, 100mg Tablets

November 8, 2016 – 9:37 pm | 33 views
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Chlorpromazine 25mg, 50mg, 100mg Tablets
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
Chlorpromazine 25mg, 50mg, 100mg Tablets
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine:
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
If you …

Depakote Tablets

November 7, 2016 – 8:51 pm | 37 views
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Depakote Tablets
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
Depakote® 250mg and 500mg Tablets
Valproic acid (as valproate semisodium)
Is this leaflet hard to see or read?
Phone 0845 372 7101 for help
▼ This medicine is subject to additional monitoring. This …

Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 118 views
Mental Health Medications

Mental Health Medications
Overview
Medications can play a role in treating several mental disorders and conditions. Treatment may also include psychotherapy (also called “talk therapy”) and brain stimulation therapies (less common). In some cases, psychotherapy alone may …

Reducing Drug Dosage Safely

August 21, 2016 – 8:33 pm | 68 views
Reducing Drug Dosage Safely

Reducing Drug Dosage Safely
The following are general considerations, and no single pattern fits everyone:

Usually it is best to go slow and taper gradually. Though some people are able to successfully go off quickly or all …

Withdrawal effects

August 21, 2016 – 1:13 pm | 62 views
Withdrawal effects

Withdrawal effects
How can I tell the difference between withdrawal problems and relapse?
There are three ways to tell if symptoms are the result of withdrawal, according to one expert, David Healy, who applied it to SSRIs …