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For the severe forms of depression, the control over symptoms is achieved through the use of proper medication. These medications have some to many side effects, but they are useful in treating the darkness of severe depression. See the recourse of medicines below which are used for depression and other mental illness treatments.
The intended use of this Medication Library is for quick reference to simplified information about few of the medications commonly prescribed for mental health related conditions. This section does not intend to act as a substitute for professional medical advice.
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Instruct the patient about prescribed medications. Stress the need for compliance and review adverse effects. For drugs that produce strong anticholinergic effects, such as amitriptyline (Endep, Emitrip) and amoxapine, suggest sugarless gum or hard candy to relieve dry mouth. Many antidepressants are sedating (for example, amitriptyline and trazodone [Desyrel]); warn the patient to avoid activities that require alertness, including driving and operating mechanical equipment until the central nervous system (CNS) effects of the drug are known.
Caution the patient taking a TCA to avoid drinking alcoholic beverages or taking other CNS depressants during therapy.
All the information about psychotropic medications provided in this library should be used as a quick reference and a point of departure for exploring other, more elaborate and authoritative sources of information about drugs.
" I used cocaine for two years now I have anxiety and on lots of meds. I have not taken cocaine for 14 months and I am not getting better any suggusestions???? "
A: I appreciate your decission that you are not taking the cocaine anymore. There are various other treatment options for anxiety like group psychotherapy, self-help, etc. Consult your doctor for more details.
hi i wondered if any1 could help me i have depression and on cilatopram and gettin beta but unfortunatly my 16 yr old cousin has it now and the docs aren't willin to help so i'm tryin to do a bit of research on her behalf she was on meds but took her self off them as she felt they werent workin but the doc say because of her age there nothin else she can go on and i find it hard to belive so if theres any1 that is 16 or knows which anti depresents are suitable for 16 yr olds i would be very gratefull if you could let me know because if she is made aware of whats out there she might feel more comfatble about askin for somethin else to be tried many thanks - Zoe