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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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What Works For Anxiety Disorders-Anti-Anxiety Drugs

January 31, 2017 – 1:38 pm | 123 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 …

Psychotropic Drugging

December 1, 2016 – 3:38 pm | 26 views

The Untold Story Of Psychotropic Drugging

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SILENOR® (SI-leh-nor) Tablets (doxepin)

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SILENOR® (SI-leh-nor) Tablets (doxepin)
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Read this Medication Guide before you start taking SILENOR and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking to …

Antianxiety Drugs

September 7, 2016 – 7:02 pm | 95 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 …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Barbiturates

December 1, 2010 – 9:55 pm | 395 views
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The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Barbiturates
Brand Names (generic names):
Amytal (amobarbital)
Butalan (butabarbital)
Butisol (butabarbital)
Luminal (phenobarbitone)
Mebaral (mephobarbial)
Nembutal (pentobarbital)
Seconal (secobarbital)

Prescription Drug Use and Abuse

October 8, 2008 – 10:51 pm | 1,822 views
Drug Abuse

It was supposed to be a short course of treatment with tranquilizers after the death of her infant son 15 years ago. But Lynn Ray, 46, of Germantown, Md., says her abuse of the anti-anxiety …