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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 | 137 views

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 …

Frequently Asked Questions about Depression

August 23, 2016 – 11:23 pm | 189 views

Frequently Asked Questions about Depression
Q: What is depression?
A: Life is full of ups and downs. But when the down times last for weeks or months at a time or keep you from your regular activities, …

Withdrawal effects

August 21, 2016 – 1:13 pm | 161 views

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 …

PSYCHOSTIMULANTS BRAND NAMES (GENERIC NAMES) AND SIDE EFFECTS

August 16, 2016 – 11:52 am | 257 views

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 Drugging Of Our Children

December 14, 2010 – 11:49 am | 318 views

The Drugging Of Our Children

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