PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) nightmares can cause terror in the lives of those who suffer. But their is relief to be found in medication.
Anti-psychotic drugs are widely used within psychiatric services as a first-line treatment of schizophrenia. A review is presented of the short-term and long-term effectiveness of anti-psychotics in reducing the...
About a year ago I was prescribed Fluoxetine (Prozac) to help with my anxiety and depression problems. It was shortly after a dosage increase I began to notice various side effects that had been less obvious beforehand...
The potential severe side-effects from taking anti-psychotic medication seems to have been ignored for many years. What should we know about these drugs?
Choosing a medication for anxiety and panic disorders can be complex. Learn about the most commonly used drugs to treat anxiety disorders and panic.
Medications for mental illness have been at the center of debate for a long time. Are they really as effective as the pharmaceutical companies claim? Are there other treatments that could be tried as a first resort?
Zyprexa is a medication prescribed for schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. But it can cause weight gain. But following proper weight reduction program can reduce it.
Are doctors and pharmaceutical companies in bed with each other? This article discusses the relationship between Xanax, alcohol, and addiction. In my opinion it is sick and unethical, for people to put behind financial...
First generation & atypical antipsychotics, their uses, and side effects. Explanation of extrapyramidal symptoms, a variety of other side effects, and a glossary of terms is included.
Clozapine is being prescribed for the treatment of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and severe bi-polar disorder when treatment with other anti-psychotic medications has been unsuccessful.