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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Anti-anxiety drugs are used mainly for …

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PARNATE®

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PrPARNATE®
Tranylcypromine Tablets USP
CONSUMER INFORMATION
This leaflet is part III of a three-part “Product Monograph” published for PARNATE®, approved for sale in Canada and is designed specifically for Consumers. This leaflet is a summary and will not …

Fluvoxamine 50 mg Tablets

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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
Active ingredient: fluvoxamine maleate
Each film coated tablet contains fluvoxamine as 50 mg of fluvoxamine maleate.
For a full …

Antianxiety Drugs

September 7, 2016 – 7:02 pm | 137 views
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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 …

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

November 30, 2010 – 1:28 am | 926 views
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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 …