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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Valium (diazepam)

January 17, 2011 – 3:25 pm | 833 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 | 24,455 views

Quick Reference To Psychotropic Medications
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Benzodiazepines

December 8, 2010 – 9:15 pm | 604 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 …

The Most Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs

November 21, 2010 – 12:11 am | 1,127 views

When Xanax hit the U.S. market in 1981, it wasn’t clear it would be a hit. It was a me-too successor to Valium, the anxiety drug that was the most popular drug in America for …

Ativan

September 14, 2008 – 2:01 pm | 3,284 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 …