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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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Antidepressants

Antidepressant Drugs »»» Celexa (citalopram) Luvox (fluvoxamine) Paxil (paroxetine) Prozac (fluoxetine) Zoloft (sertraline)

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Antianxiety Drugs »»» Ativan (lorazepam) BuSpar (buspirone) Klonopin (clonazepam) Valium (diazepam) Xanax (alprazolam)

Anti-Epileptic Drugs

Anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) are the main form of treatment for people with epilepsy. There are around 26 AEDs used to treat seizures.

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ABILIFY MAINTENA® (a-BIL-i-fy main-TEN-a) (aripiprazole)

November 29, 2016 – 5:51 pm | 110 views
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ABILIFY MAINTENA® (a-BIL-i-fy main-TEN-a) (aripiprazole)
for extended-release injectable suspension, for intramuscular use
MEDICATION GUIDE
What is the most important information I should know about ABILIFY MAINTENA?
Each injection of ABILIFY MAINTENA must be administered by a healthcare professional only.
ABILIFY …

ARISTADA® (air-is-TAH-dah) (aripiprazole lauroxil)

November 24, 2016 – 1:20 pm | 34 views
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ARISTADA® (air-is-TAH-dah) (aripiprazole lauroxil)
extended-release injectable suspension, for intramuscular use
MEDICATION GUIDE
What is the most important information I should know about ARISTADA?
Each injection of ARISTADA must be administered by a healthcare professional only.
ARISTADA may cause serious side …

Fluvoxamine 50 mg Tablets

November 12, 2016 – 6:05 pm | 85 views
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Fluvoxamine 50 mg Tablets
SUMMARY OF PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
1 NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Fluvoxamine 50 mg Tablets
2 QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
Active ingredient: fluvoxamine maleate
Each film coated tablet contains fluvoxamine as 50 mg of fluvoxamine maleate.
For a full …

Citalopram Tablets 10mg-20mg-40mg

October 31, 2016 – 11:18 pm | 84 views
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Citalopram Tablets 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
Citalopram 10mg, 20mg and 40mg Film-coated Tablets
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.
Keep this leaflet. You may …

Antianxiety Drugs

September 7, 2016 – 7:02 pm | 159 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 …

How can medication help?

August 22, 2016 – 12:09 pm | 88 views
How can medication help

How can medication help?
Many people find neuroleptic medication helpful, particularly in acute crises when experiences can feel overwhelming. They can reduce the intensity of experiences and help make them less distressing. Some people also find …