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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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Stopping Antidepressants – The Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome

August 22, 2016 – 8:47 pm | 161 views

Stopping Antidepressants – The Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome
Discontinuation symptoms may occur after stopping many drugs including antidepressants. ‘Discontinuation syndrome’ is the preferred term since ‘withdrawal syndrome’ implies addiction. Symptoms can often be explained in terms of …

Valium (diazepam)

January 17, 2011 – 3:25 pm | 882 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 …

SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome

December 10, 2010 – 4:34 am | 339 views

SSRI discontinuation syndrome

When was the SSRI discontinuation syndrome first recognized?
Reports began to emerge soon after the SSRIs were introduced in the late 1980s.
How common is it? The incidence and prevalence of this syndrome is …

Tegretol

September 14, 2008 – 2:13 pm | 791 views

TEGRETOL Novartis
Carbamazepine
Use:
Anticonvulsant, antimanic agent. Epilepsy: Adults and children > 12 years – initially, 100-200 mg once or twice a day; increased in divided doses until best response obtained. Optimal daily dosage: 800-1200 mg. Rarely, …