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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Antidepressant

December 1, 2011 – 12:55 am | 773 views

An antidepressant is a psychiatric medication used to alleviate mood disorders, such as major depression and dysthymia and anxiety disorders such as social anxiety disorder. According to Gelder, Mayou &*Geddes (2005) people with a depressive …

Valium (diazepam)

January 17, 2011 – 3:25 pm | 913 views

VALIUM® ROCHE® (diazepam)
Tablets 5 mg, 10 mg
THERAPEUTIC CLASSIFICATION
Anxiolytic-sedative
ACTIONS AND CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
‘Valium’ (diazepam) is an anxiolytic-sedative drug useful in the symptomatic relief of anxiety and tension states. It has also adjunctive value in the relief of …

Reference

December 14, 2010 – 5:04 pm | 26,200 views

Quick Reference To Psychotropic Medications
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Benzodiazepines

December 8, 2010 – 9:15 pm | 655 views

Benzodiazepines – Pronounced: ben-zo-dye-az-e-peens
 
What are benzodiazepines used for?
Benzodiazepines are a group of medicines usually used to relieve the symptoms people may have with anxiety (feeling tense, fearful or on edge) and insomnia (not being able …

XANAX XR

November 21, 2010 – 12:47 am | 269 views

What is XANAX XR?
XANAX XR is a prescription medication for the treatment of patients with panic disorder, with or without agoraphobia. It belongs to a group of medicines called benzodiazepines. Some medicines of this kind …

Ativan

September 14, 2008 – 2:01 pm | 3,565 views

Ativan: Generic Name: lorazepam (oral) (lor A ze pam)
What is Ativan?
Ativan is in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety.
Ativan is …