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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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Fluvoxamine 50 mg Tablets

November 12, 2016 – 6:05 pm | 78 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 …

Antianxiety Drugs

September 7, 2016 – 7:02 pm | 137 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 | 159 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 …

Withdrawal effects

August 21, 2016 – 1:13 pm | 79 views
Withdrawal effects

Withdrawal effects
How can I tell the difference between withdrawal problems and relapse?
There are three ways to tell if symptoms are the result of withdrawal, according to one expert, David Healy, who applied it to SSRIs …

Methylene Blue and Psychiatric Medications

October 16, 2011 – 11:33 pm | 454 views
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FDA Drug Safety Communication: Serious CNS reactions possible when methylene blue is given to patients taking certain psychiatric medications
Safety Announcement
[07-26-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received reports of serious central nervous system …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Older Antidepressants

November 27, 2010 – 6:48 pm | 768 views
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The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Older Antidepressants
(Including Tricyclics, Tetracyclics and MAOIs)
Brand Names (Generic Names):
Tricyclics
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)