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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Methylene Blue and Psychiatric Medications

October 16, 2011 – 11:33 pm | 591 views

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Serious CNS reactions possible when methylene blue is given to patients taking certain psychiatric medications
Safety Announcement
[07-26-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received reports of serious central nervous system …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Lithium

December 2, 2010 – 5:12 am | 622 views

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Lithium

Brand Names (generic names):
Cibalith-S (lithium)
Eskalith (lithium)
Lithane (lithium)
Lithizime (lithium)
Lithobid (lithium)
Lithonate (lithium)
Lithotabs (lithium)
Side Effects:
Acne
Birth defects if given to a
pregnant woman
Blackout spells
Blurred vision
Cardiac arrhythmia
Change in the ability to …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Anti-Anxiety Drugs

November 30, 2010 – 1:28 am | 1,201 views

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Anti-Anxiety Drugs
(Called Minor Tranquilizers, Benzodiazepines or Sedative Hypnotics)
Brand Names (Generic Names):
Ambien (zolpidem)
Ativan (lorazepam)
Azene (clorazepate)
BuSpar (buspirone)
Centrax (prazepam)
Champix (varenicline – in the UK)
Chantix (varenicline – in the U.S.)
Dalmane (flurazepam)
Doral (quazepam)
Equanil …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Older Antidepressants

November 27, 2010 – 6:48 pm | 862 views

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Older Antidepressants
(Including Tricyclics, Tetracyclics and MAOIs)
Brand Names (Generic Names):
Tricyclics
Adapin (doxepin)
Anafranil (clomipramine)
Asendin (amoxapine)
Aventyl (nortriptyline)
Elavil (amitriptyline)
Endep (amitriptyline)
Etrafon (amitriptyline and perphenazine)
Janimine (imipramine)
Maneon (amitriptyline)
Norpramin (desipramine hydrochloride)
Nortilen (nortriptyline)
Pamelor (nortriptyline)
Pertofrane (norpramin)
Saroten (amitriptyline)
Sinequan (doxepin hydrochloride)

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Newer Antidepressants

November 27, 2010 – 1:23 am | 1,597 views

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Newer Antidepressants
(Including Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or SSRIs; Selective or Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors or SNRIs)
BRAND NAMES (generic names):
SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors*)
1. Akarin (citalopram)
2. Apo-Sertral …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Psychostimulants

November 25, 2010 – 12:29 pm | 690 views

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Psychostimulants
BRAND NAMES (generic names):
1. Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine)
2. Benzedrine (amphetamine sulfate)
3. Concerta (methylphenidate)
4. Cylert (pemoline – removed from the market)
5. Daytrana (methylphenidate – skin patch)
6. Desoxyn (methamphetamine hydrochloride)
7. Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine sulfate)
8. Dextrostat (dextroamphetamine)
9. Equasym (methylphenidate)
10. Focalin (dexmethylphenidate)
11. Metadate (methylphenidate)
12. Methylin …