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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Anti-anxiety drugs are used mainly for …

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NARDIL® TABLETS-Phenelzine

November 6, 2016 – 11:08 am | 150 views

NARDIL® TABLETS-Phenelzine
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine.

Please keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
If you have any further questions, ask your …

Efexor XL 75-150-225 mg

November 3, 2016 – 6:54 pm | 280 views

Efexor XL 75-150-225 mg
Package Leaflet: Information for the user
Efexor XL 75 mg prolonged-release capsules, hard; Efexor XL 150 mg prolonged-release capsules, hard; Efexor XL 225 mg prolonged-release capsules, hard
venlafaxine
IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT EFEXOR …

PROZAC 20 Mg Hard Capsules-Fluoxetine

November 1, 2016 – 1:16 pm | 133 views

PROZAC 20 Mg Hard Capsules- Fluoxetine
Package leaflet: Information for the user
EIGHT IMPORTANT THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PROZAC
Prozac treats depression and anxiety disorders.
Like all medicines it can have unwanted effects. It is therefore important …

Antianxiety Drugs

September 7, 2016 – 7:02 pm | 360 views

Antianxiety Drugs
 Benzodiazepines (BD) – the most effective antianxiety drugs
Antidepressants
–Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
–Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs)
–Heterocyclics

Mixed norepinephrine/serotonin reuptake inhibitors
Mixed-action drugs

–Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

Buspirone
Antipsychotics (neuroleptics)
Barbiturates
Antihistamines
Clonidine
Beta-blockers
Meprobamate and derivatives
Antiepileptic drugs
Alcohol

Benzodiazepines (BD)
Mechanism of action:

Facilitate neuronal membrane inhibition by actions as …

Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 349 views
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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 …

Stopping Antidepressants – The Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome

August 22, 2016 – 8:47 pm | 150 views

Stopping Antidepressants – The Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome
Discontinuation symptoms may occur after stopping many drugs including antidepressants. ‘Discontinuation syndrome’ is the preferred term since ‘withdrawal syndrome’ implies addiction. Symptoms can often be explained in terms of …