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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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NARDIL® TABLETS-Phenelzine

November 6, 2016 – 11:08 am | 170 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 …

Antianxiety Drugs

September 7, 2016 – 7:02 pm | 389 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 | 391 views
Mental Health MedicationsPlay

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 …

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 …

Reducing Drug Dosage Safely

August 21, 2016 – 8:33 pm | 279 views

Reducing Drug Dosage Safely
The following are general considerations, and no single pattern fits everyone:

Usually it is best to go slow and taper gradually. Though some people are able to successfully go off quickly or all …

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 …