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January 31, 2017 – 1:38 pm | 1,893 views

What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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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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August 27, 2016 – 11:19 am | 371 views

Q: What is migraine?
A: Migraine is a medical condition. Most people who suffer from migraines get headaches that can be quite severe. A migraine headache is usually an intense, throbbing pain on one, or sometimes, …

What is depression? What are the medications for depression?

August 24, 2016 – 10:05 am | 195 views

What is depression? What are the medications for depression?
What is a depressive disorder?
The word ‘depression’ is commonly used to describe the feelings of sadness that all of us experience at times in our lives. It …

Stopping Antidepressants – The Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome

August 22, 2016 – 8:47 pm | 227 views

Stopping Antidepressants – The Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome
Discontinuation symptoms may occur after stopping many drugs including antidepressants. ‘Discontinuation syndrome’ is the preferred term since ‘withdrawal syndrome’ implies addiction. Symptoms can often be explained in terms of …


December 14, 2010 – 5:04 pm | 29,784 views

Quick Reference To Psychotropic Medications
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Discontinuing Antidepressants

December 8, 2010 – 8:54 pm | 405 views

Discontinuing Antidepressants – what you need to know
Are antidepressants addictive?
Antidepressants do not cause an addiction as with opioid drugs (such as heroin), barbiturates, amphetamines (speed), alcohol and nicotine. This means that taking your medicine regularly …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Older Antidepressants

November 27, 2010 – 6:48 pm | 884 views

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Older Antidepressants
(Including Tricyclics, Tetracyclics and MAOIs)
Brand Names (Generic Names):
Adapin (doxepin)
Anafranil (clomipramine)
Asendin (amoxapine)
Aventyl (nortriptyline)
Elavil (amitriptyline)
Endep (amitriptyline)
Etrafon (amitriptyline and perphenazine)
Janimine (imipramine)
Maneon (amitriptyline)
Norpramin (desipramine hydrochloride)
Nortilen (nortriptyline)
Pamelor (nortriptyline)
Pertofrane (norpramin)
Saroten (amitriptyline)
Sinequan (doxepin hydrochloride)