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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Drugs Used to Stabilise Moods

August 25, 2016 – 12:33 pm | 86 views
Stabilise Moods

Drugs Used to Stabilise Moods
Introduction
Mood stabilisers are used primarily to reduce the severity of mood swings in bipolar disorders, depression and other mood disorders. Besides Lithium, the other mood stabilisers can be used to control …

PSYCHOSTIMULANTS BRAND NAMES (GENERIC NAMES) AND SIDE EFFECTS

August 16, 2016 – 11:52 am | 94 views
PSYCHOSTIMULANTS

PSYCHOSTIMULANTS BRAND NAMES (GENERIC NAMES) AND SIDE EFFECTS

BRAND NAMES (GENERIC NAMES)

Adderall (amphetamine and
dextroamphetamine)
Dextrostat (dextroamphetamine)
 

Benzedrine (amphetamine sulfate)
Equasym (methylphenidate)

Concerta (methylphenidate)
Focalin (dexmethylphenidate)

Cylert (pemoline – removed from the
market)
Metadate (methylphenidate)

Daytrana (methylphenidate – skin patch)
Methylin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)

Desoxyn (methamphetamine
hydrochloride)
Provigil (modafinil)
 

Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine sulfate)
Ritalin …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Lithium

December 2, 2010 – 5:12 am | 511 views
Lithium_Eskalith

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Lithium

Brand Names (generic names):
Cibalith-S (lithium)
Eskalith (lithium)
Lithane (lithium)
Lithizime (lithium)
Lithobid (lithium)
Lithonate (lithium)
Lithotabs (lithium)
Side Effects:
Acne
Birth defects if given to a
pregnant woman
Blackout spells
Blurred vision
Cardiac arrhythmia
Change in the ability to …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Antipsychotics

November 28, 2010 – 2:06 pm | 1,234 views
antipsychotics

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Antipsychotics
(Called Major Tranquilizers or Neuroleptics)
Brand Names (Generic Names):
Older Antipsychotics
Compazine (prochlorperazine)
Haldol (haloperidol)
Largactil (clorpromazine)
Lidone (molindone)
Loxitane (loxapine)
Mellaril (thioridazine hydrochloride)
Moban (molindone hydrochloride)
Navane (thiorixene)
Novo-Trifluzine …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Older Antidepressants

November 27, 2010 – 6:48 pm | 772 views
Older_Antidepressants

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)

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Newer Antidepressants

November 27, 2010 – 1:23 am | 1,366 views
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The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Newer Antidepressants
(Including Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or SSRIs; Selective or Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors or SNRIs)
BRAND NAMES (generic names):
SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors*)
1. Akarin (citalopram)
2. Apo-Sertral …