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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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What Works For Anxiety Disorders-Anti-Anxiety Drugs

January 31, 2017 – 1:38 pm | 61 views
Anxiety Disorders

What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

Short-term use (up to four weeks)
Our rating
Long-term use
Our rating

GAD
 
GAD
 

PTSD and ASD
 
PTSD and ASD
 

Social Phobia
 
Social Phobia
 

Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
 

Specific Phobias
 
Specific Phobias
 

OCD
 
OCD
 

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

Xanax® 250 microgram and 500 microgram Tablets

December 1, 2016 – 1:25 pm | 27 views
xanax-alprazolam

Xanax® 250 microgram and 500 microgram Tablets
alprazolam
Package leaflet: Information for the patient
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.

Keep this leaflet. You may need …

KLONOPIN® (KLON-oh-pin) (clonazepam)

November 28, 2016 – 5:25 pm | 16 views
klonopin-clonazepam

KLONOPIN® (KLON-oh-pin) (clonazepam)
KLONOPIN® (KLON-oh-pin) (clonazepam) Tablets (C-IV)
Medication Guide
Read this Medication Guide before you start taking KLONOPIN and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place …

Dalmane 15 and 30 mg Hard Capsules

November 19, 2016 – 1:06 am | 24 views
dalmane-flurazepam-monohydrochloride

Dalmane 15 and 30 mg Hard Capsules
Package leaflet: Information for the user
Flurazepam monohydrochloride
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.
– Keep this leaflet. You …

Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

September 4, 2016 – 8:14 pm | 87 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, …

Reducing Drug Dosage Safely

August 21, 2016 – 8:33 pm | 44 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 …