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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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What medications are used to treat ADHD?

December 11, 2010 – 5:20 pm | 247 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).
In 2002, the FDA approved the nonstimulant medication atomoxetine (Strattera) for …

Discontinuing Antidepressants

December 8, 2010 – 8:54 pm | 351 views

Discontinuing Antidepressants – what you need to know
Are antidepressants addictive?
Antidepressants do not cause an addiction as with opioid drugs (such as heroin), barbiturates, amphetamines (speed), alcohol and nicotine. This means that taking your medicine regularly …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Anti-Anxiety Drugs

November 30, 2010 – 1:28 am | 1,107 views

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Anti-Anxiety Drugs
(Called Minor Tranquilizers, Benzodiazepines or Sedative Hypnotics)
Brand Names (Generic Names):
Ambien (zolpidem)
Ativan (lorazepam)
Azene (clorazepate)
BuSpar (buspirone)
Centrax (prazepam)
Champix (varenicline – in the UK)
Chantix (varenicline – in the U.S.)
Dalmane (flurazepam)
Doral (quazepam)
Equanil …

Facial Emotion Study-NIMH-Videos

November 22, 2010 – 1:40 am | 383 views

Irritability in Children-Facial Emotion Study

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Cymbalta – duloxetine HCl

August 4, 2010 – 11:22 am | 576 views

Cymbalta
Indication
Cymbalta is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). The efficacy of Cymbalta was established in four short-term and one maintenance trial in adults.
Cymbalta is indicated for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder …