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Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

September 4, 2016 – 8:14 pm | 575 views

Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

Trade Name
Generic Name
FDA Approved Age

Combination Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Medication

Symbyax (Prozac & Zyprexa)
fluoxetine & olanzapine
18 and older

Antipsychotic Medications

13 to 17 for schizophrenia and bipolar; 18 and older for schizophrenia, bipolar
mania, …

Commonly Prescribed Psychiatric Medication

August 31, 2013 – 11:39 am | 704 views

Commonly Prescribed Psychiatric Medication
Psychiatric medications do not cure mental illness. However, they can significantly improve symptoms and help promote recovery and wellness. Unfortunately, it can be challenging to maintain your wellness when faced with the …


February 19, 2011 – 2:40 pm | 748 views

What is ADHD?
Almost all children have behavior issues from time to time. But, for children with ADHD, behavior problems are persistent and occur over a long period of time. For a child with ADHD, their …


December 14, 2010 – 5:04 pm | 30,349 views

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What medications are used to treat ADHD?

December 11, 2010 – 5:20 pm | 303 views

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) occurs in both children and adults. ADHD is commonly treated with stimulants, such as:
Methylphenidate (Ritalin, Metadate, Concerta, Daytrana)
Amphetamine (Adderall)
Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine, Dextrostat).
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The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Psychostimulants

November 25, 2010 – 12:29 pm | 722 views

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Psychostimulants
BRAND NAMES (generic names):
1. Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine)
2. Benzedrine (amphetamine sulfate)
3. Concerta (methylphenidate)
4. Cylert (pemoline – removed from the market)
5. Daytrana (methylphenidate – skin patch)
6. Desoxyn (methamphetamine hydrochloride)
7. Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine sulfate)
8. Dextrostat (dextroamphetamine)
9. Equasym (methylphenidate)
10. Focalin (dexmethylphenidate)
11. Metadate (methylphenidate)
12. Methylin …