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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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Depakote Tablets

November 7, 2016 – 8:51 pm | 100 views

Depakote Tablets
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
Depakote® 250mg and 500mg Tablets
Valproic acid (as valproate semisodium)
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▼ This medicine is subject to additional monitoring. This …

Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 349 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 …

Valium (diazepam)

January 17, 2011 – 3:25 pm | 849 views

VALIUM® ROCHE® (diazepam)
Tablets 5 mg, 10 mg
THERAPEUTIC CLASSIFICATION
Anxiolytic-sedative
ACTIONS AND CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
‘Valium’ (diazepam) is an anxiolytic-sedative drug useful in the symptomatic relief of anxiety and tension states. It has also adjunctive value in the relief of …

Alprazolam

December 17, 2010 – 12:22 pm | 1,027 views

Alprazolam
Alprazolam (trade name Xanax, among others) is a potent short-acting drug of the benzodiazepine class. It is primarily used to treat moderate to severe anxiety disorders (e.g., social anxiety disorder) and panic attacks, and is …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Lithium

December 2, 2010 – 5:12 am | 567 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 | 1,110 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 …