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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 174 views
Mental Health Medications

Mental Health Medications
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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 …

Frequently Asked Questions about Depression

August 23, 2016 – 11:23 pm | 98 views
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Frequently Asked Questions about Depression
Q: What is depression?
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SEROQUEL (quetiapine fumarate) Tablets – Medication Guide

August 23, 2016 – 9:40 am | 92 views
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SEROQUEL (quetiapine fumarate) Tablets – Medication Guide
Read this Medication Guide before you start taking SEROQUEL and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of …

Medication Guide for Antidepressant Drugs

January 31, 2015 – 2:08 pm | 202 views
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Revisions to Medication Guide
Medication Guide
Antidepressant Medicines, Depression and other Serious Mental Illnesses, and Suicidal Thoughts or Actions
Read the Medication Guide that comes with you or your family member’s antidepressant medicine.
This Medication Guide is only about …

Methylene Blue and Psychiatric Medications

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FDA Drug Safety Communication: Serious CNS reactions possible when methylene blue is given to patients taking certain psychiatric medications
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Latuda

December 16, 2010 – 1:50 am | 1,429 views
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FDA approves Latuda to treat schizophrenia in adults
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Latuda (lurasidone HCl) tablets for the treatment of adults with schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia affects about 1 percent of the U.S. population, ages …