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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 557 views
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Mental Health Medications
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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 …

Panic Disorder

December 16, 2010 – 4:38 pm | 2,478 views

Panic Disorder
Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurring severe panic attacks. It may also include significant behavioral change lasting at least a month and of ongoing worry about the implications or concern about …

Sertraline

December 16, 2010 – 3:45 pm | 1,781 views

Sertraline
Sertraline hydrochloride (trade names Zoloft and Lustral) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily used to treat major …

XANAX XR

November 21, 2010 – 12:47 am | 303 views

What is XANAX XR?
XANAX XR is a prescription medication for the treatment of patients with panic disorder, with or without agoraphobia. It belongs to a group of medicines called benzodiazepines. Some medicines of this kind …

Zoloft – sertraline HCl

August 4, 2010 – 11:54 am | 427 views

Zoloft – sertraline HCl
Zoloft is well tolerated and effective for the treatment of depression and certain anxiety conditions.
Zoloft is FDA approved to treat depression, certain types of social anxiety conditions, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), panic …

Paxil

September 14, 2008 – 1:16 pm | 656 views

Paroxetine – Brand Name: Paxil
Overview
Paxil is the brand name for Paroxetine, a phenylpiperidine derivative. Paxil is an SSRI – Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor, which is a type of antidepressant. SSRIs work by increasing levels of …