Articles tagged with: SSRI
What is Lexapro?
Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)
Lexapro is available by prescription only
Lexapro has been proven safe and effective for the acute and maintenance treatment of MDD in adults and adolescents …
Suicide rates doubled for children of 5-14 years old over the past 20 years! Research by James W. Prescott, Ph.D.
For youth age 15-24 suicide has been the third leading cause of death for well …
Tardive Dyskinesia/Dystonia, Parkinsonism & Akathisia
SSRI & SSNRI antidepressants induced side-effects (Iatrogenic Extrapyramidal Symptoms) are recognized to be similar to Neuroleptic (anti-psychotic) induced side-effects. These side-effects are known as Tardive Dyskinesia/Dystonia (severe body movement disorder, mostly …
Paroxetine – Brand Name: Paxil
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 …