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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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FOCALIN®-MEDICATION GUIDE

November 13, 2016 – 11:22 pm | 84 views
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FOCALIN®-MEDICATION GUIDE
(dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride tablets) CII
Read the Medication Guide that comes with FOCALIN® before you or your child starts taking it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Medication Guide …

Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

September 4, 2016 – 8:14 pm | 162 views
Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

Trade Name
Generic Name
FDA Approved Age

Combination Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Medication

Symbyax (Prozac & Zyprexa)
fluoxetine & olanzapine
18 and older

Antipsychotic Medications

Abilify
 
aripiprazole
13 to 17 for schizophrenia and bipolar; 18 and older for schizophrenia, bipolar
mania, …

Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 174 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 …

ADHD and CONCERTA

February 19, 2011 – 2:40 pm | 633 views
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What is ADHD?
Almost all children have behavior issues from time to time. But, for children with ADHD, behavior problems are persistent and occur over a long period of time. For a child with ADHD, their …

Reference

December 14, 2010 – 5:04 pm | 16,328 views
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Quick Reference To Psychotropic Medications
Quick Reference Medication Chart
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What medications are used to treat ADHD?

December 11, 2010 – 5:20 pm | 230 views
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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 …