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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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KAPVAY® (KAP-vay) (clonidine hydrochloride)

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KAPVAY® (KAP-vay) (clonidine hydrochloride)
Extended-Release Tablets
Patient Information
Read the Patient Information that comes with KAPVAY before you start taking it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Patient Information leaflet does …

Inderal 10 Mg Film-Coated Tablets

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Inderal 10 Mg Film-Coated Tablets
Package leaflet: Information for the user
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Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.

Keep this leaflet. You may need to …

Chlorpromazine 25mg, 50mg, 100mg Tablets

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Chlorpromazine 25mg, 50mg, 100mg Tablets
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
Chlorpromazine 25mg, 50mg, 100mg Tablets
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine:
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
If you …

Adderall (amphetamine)

November 4, 2016 – 11:04 am | 56 views
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Adderall (amphetamine)
FDA ALERT [02/2006] Sudden Unexplained Death, Cardiac/Cardiovascular, and Psychiatric Adverse Events Associated with Stimulant Therapy for ADHD.
In February of 2006, the FDA warned of serious cardiac and cardiovascular risks including sudden unexplained death (SUD) …

Antianxiety Drugs

September 7, 2016 – 7:02 pm | 116 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 …

Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 125 views
Mental Health Medications

Mental Health Medications
Overview
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 …