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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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KAPVAY® (KAP-vay) (clonidine hydrochloride)

November 24, 2016 – 1:10 pm | 16 views
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KAPVAY® (KAP-vay) (clonidine hydrochloride)
Extended-Release Tablets
Patient Information
Read the Patient Information that comes with KAPVAY before you start taking it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Patient Information leaflet does …

ZOLPIDEM – ORAL – Patient Education

November 10, 2016 – 2:01 pm | 25 views
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ZOLPIDEM – ORAL – Patient Education
IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to …

Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 125 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 …

SEROQUEL (quetiapine fumarate) Tablets – Medication Guide

August 23, 2016 – 9:40 am | 78 views
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SEROQUEL (quetiapine fumarate) Tablets – Medication Guide
Read this Medication Guide before you start taking SEROQUEL and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of …

SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome

December 10, 2010 – 4:34 am | 283 views
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SSRI discontinuation syndrome

When was the SSRI discontinuation syndrome first recognized?
Reports began to emerge soon after the SSRIs were introduced in the late 1980s.
How common is it? The incidence and prevalence of this syndrome is …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Lithium

December 2, 2010 – 5:12 am | 498 views
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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 …