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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 | 134 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 …

SEROQUEL (quetiapine fumarate) Tablets – Medication Guide

August 23, 2016 – 9:40 am | 218 views

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 …

Withdrawal effects

August 21, 2016 – 1:13 pm | 152 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 …

How Do Psychiatric Drugs Affect The Brain?

August 18, 2016 – 12:04 pm | 225 views

How Do Psychiatric Drugs Affect The Brain?
Like any mind altering substance, psychiatric drugs are psychoactive and alter mind and behavior by affecting brain chemistry. Their usefulness, and risks, come from changing the brain/body and altering …

Abilify® Medication Guide

June 21, 2011 – 11:52 am | 839 views

Abilify® Medication Guide
Generic name: aripiprazole
Read this Medication Guide before you start taking ABILIFY and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Medication Guide does not take the place of talking …

Lustral

August 4, 2010 – 6:28 pm | 656 views

LUSTRAL
How does it work?
Lustral tablets contain the active ingredient sertraline hydrochloride, which is a type of antidepressant known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). (NB. Sertraline tablets are also available without a brand name, …