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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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WHAT ARE THEY?
Anti-anxiety drugs are used mainly for …

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Antidepressants

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Antianxiety Drugs »»» Ativan (lorazepam) BuSpar (buspirone) Klonopin (clonazepam) Valium (diazepam) Xanax (alprazolam)

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Anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) are the main form of treatment for people with epilepsy. There are around 26 AEDs used to treat seizures.

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Fluvoxamine 50 mg Tablets
SUMMARY OF PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
1 NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Fluvoxamine 50 mg Tablets
2 QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
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Antianxiety Drugs

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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 …