Medications by Dr. Thomas W. Hale PhD, Dr. Hilary E. Rowe PharmD

By Dr. Thomas W. Hale PhD, Dr. Hilary E. Rowe PharmD

This book is designed to assist psychological well-being sufferers and their households know the way and why drugs can be utilized as a part of the remedy of psychological future health problems.It is critical that you can be good expert approximately medicationsyou may have. you'll want to recognize what drugs you are taking and the dosage, and research every little thing you could approximately them. Many medicinal drugs now include sufferer package deal inserts, describing the drugs, the way it can be taken, and unintended effects to appear for. if you visit a brand new health care provider, constantly take with you a listing of all the prescribed medicines (including dosage), over the counter medicinal drugs, and diet, mineral, and natural vitamins you're taking. The record should still comprise natural teas and supplementations corresponding to St. John's wort, echinacea, ginkgo, ephedra, and ginseng. virtually any substance which could switch habit may cause damage if utilized in the incorrect quantity or frequency of dosing, or in a nasty mixture. medicines fluctuate within the velocity, length of motion, and of their margin for blunders.

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Alphabetical List of Medications by Generic Name8 GENERIC NAME TRADE NAME Antipsychotic Medications (pages 4-8) chlorpromazine Thorazine chlorprothixene Taractan clozapine Clozaril fluphenazine Permitil, Prolixin haloperidol Haldol loxapine Loxitane mesoridazine Serentil molindone Lidone, Moban olanzapine Zyprexa 27 GENERIC NAME TRADE NAME perphenazine Trilafon pimozide (for Tourette’s syndrome) Orap quetiapine Seroquel risperidone Risperdal thioridazine Mellaril thiothixene Navane trifluoperazine Stelazine trifluopromazine Vesprin ziprasidone Geodon Antimanic Medications (pages 8-13) carbamazepine Tegretol divalproex sodium (valproic acid) Depakote gabapentin Neurontin lamotrigine Lamictal lithium carbonate Eskalith, Lithane, Lithobid lithium citrate Cibalith-S topimarate Topamax Antidepressant Medications (pages 13-19) amitriptyline Elavil amoxapine Asendin bupropion Wellbutrin citalopram (SSRI) Celexa clomipramine Anafranil desipramine Norpramin, Pertofrane doxepin Adapin, Sinequan escitalopram (SSRI) Lexapro fluvoxamine (SSRI) Luvox fluoxetine (SSRI) Prozac 28 GENERIC NAME TRADE NAME imipramine Tofranil isocarboxazid (MAOI) Marplan maprotiline Ludiomil mirtazapine Remeron nefazodone Serzone nortriptyline Aventyl, Pamelor paroxetine (SSRI) Paxil phenelzine (MAOI) Nardil protriptyline Vivactil sertraline (SSRI) Zoloft tranylcypromine (MAOI) Parnate trazodone Desyrel trimipramine Surmontil venlafaxine Effexor Antianxiety Medications (pages 19-21) (All of these antianxiety medications except buspirone are benzodiazepines) alprazolam Xanax buspirone BuSpar chlordiazepoxide Librax, Libritabs, Librium clonazepam Klonopin clorazepate Azene, Tranxene diazepam Valium halazepam Paxipam lorazepam Ativan oxazepam Serax prazepam Centrax 29 Alphabetical List of Medications by Trade Name TRADE NAME GENERIC NAME Antipsychotic Medications (pages 4-8) clozapine Clozaril Geodon ziprasidone Haldol haloperidol Lidone molindone Loxitane loxapine Mellaril thioridazine Moban molindone Navane thiothixene Orap (for Tourette’s syndrome) pimozide Permitil fluphenazine Prolixin fluphenazine Risperdal risperidone Serentil mesoridazine Seroquel quetiapine Stelazine trifluoperazine Taractan chlorprothixene Thorazine chlorpromazine Trilafon perphenazine Vesprin trifluopromazine Zyprexa olanzapine Antimanic Medications (pages 8-13) Cibalith-S lithium citrate Depakote valproic acid, divalproex sodium 30 TRADE NAME GENERIC NAME Eskalith lithium carbonate Lamictal lamotrigine Lithane lithium carbonate Lithobid lithium carbonate Neurontin gabapentin Tegretol carbamazepine Topamax topiramate Antidepressant Medications (pages 13-19) Adapin doxepin Anafranil clomipramine Asendin amoxapine Aventyl nortriptyline Celexa (SSRI) citalopram Desyrel trazodone Effexor venlafaxine Elavil amitriptyline Lexapro escitalopram (SSRI) Ludiomil maprotiline Luvox (SSRI) fluvoxamine Marplan (MAOI) isocarboxazid Nardil (MAOI) phenelzine Norpramin desipramine Pamelor nortriptyline Parnate (MAOI) tranylcypromine Paxil (SSRI) paroxetine Pertofrane desipramine Prozac (SSRI) fluoxetine Remeron mirtazapine Serzone nefazodone Sinequan doxepin 31 TRADE NAME GENERIC NAME Surmontil trimipramine Tofranil imipramine Vivactil protriptyline Wellbutrin bupropion Zoloft (SSRI) sertraline Antianxiety Medications (pages 19-21) (All of these antianxiety medications except BuSpar are benzodiazepines) Ativan lorazepam Azene clorazepate BuSpar buspirone Centrax prazepam Librax, Libritabs, Librium chlordiazepoxide Klonopin clonazepam Paxipam halazepam Serax oxazepam Tranxene clorazepate Valium diazepam Xanax alprazolam 32 Children’s Medication Chart (pages 22-23) TRADE NAME GENERIC NAME APPROVED AGE Stimulant Medications Adderall amphetamine 3 and older Adderall XR amphetamine (extended release) 6 and older Concerta methylphenidate 6 and older (long acting) Cylert* pemoline 6 and older Dexedrine dextroamphetamine 3 and older Dextrostat dextroamphetamine 3 and older Focalin dexmethylphenidate 6 and older Metadate ER methylphenidate (extended release) 6 and older Ritalin methylphenidate 6 and older Antidepressant and Antianxiety Medications Anafranil clomipramine 10 and older (for OCD) BuSpar buspirone 18 and older Effexor venlafaxine 18 and older Luvox (SSRI) fluvoxamine 8 and older (for OCD) Paxil (SSRI) paroxetine 18 and older *Because of its potential for serious side effects affecting the liver, Cylert should not ordinarily be considered as first-line drug therapy for ADHD.

Stimulant medications that are used by both children and adults with ADHD are listed in the children’s medications chart). Alphabetical List of Medications by Generic Name8 GENERIC NAME TRADE NAME Antipsychotic Medications (pages 4-8) chlorpromazine Thorazine chlorprothixene Taractan clozapine Clozaril fluphenazine Permitil, Prolixin haloperidol Haldol loxapine Loxitane mesoridazine Serentil molindone Lidone, Moban olanzapine Zyprexa 27 GENERIC NAME TRADE NAME perphenazine Trilafon pimozide (for Tourette’s syndrome) Orap quetiapine Seroquel risperidone Risperdal thioridazine Mellaril thiothixene Navane trifluoperazine Stelazine trifluopromazine Vesprin ziprasidone Geodon Antimanic Medications (pages 8-13) carbamazepine Tegretol divalproex sodium (valproic acid) Depakote gabapentin Neurontin lamotrigine Lamictal lithium carbonate Eskalith, Lithane, Lithobid lithium citrate Cibalith-S topimarate Topamax Antidepressant Medications (pages 13-19) amitriptyline Elavil amoxapine Asendin bupropion Wellbutrin citalopram (SSRI) Celexa clomipramine Anafranil desipramine Norpramin, Pertofrane doxepin Adapin, Sinequan escitalopram (SSRI) Lexapro fluvoxamine (SSRI) Luvox fluoxetine (SSRI) Prozac 28 GENERIC NAME TRADE NAME imipramine Tofranil isocarboxazid (MAOI) Marplan maprotiline Ludiomil mirtazapine Remeron nefazodone Serzone nortriptyline Aventyl, Pamelor paroxetine (SSRI) Paxil phenelzine (MAOI) Nardil protriptyline Vivactil sertraline (SSRI) Zoloft tranylcypromine (MAOI) Parnate trazodone Desyrel trimipramine Surmontil venlafaxine Effexor Antianxiety Medications (pages 19-21) (All of these antianxiety medications except buspirone are benzodiazepines) alprazolam Xanax buspirone BuSpar chlordiazepoxide Librax, Libritabs, Librium clonazepam Klonopin clorazepate Azene, Tranxene diazepam Valium halazepam Paxipam lorazepam Ativan oxazepam Serax prazepam Centrax 29 Alphabetical List of Medications by Trade Name TRADE NAME GENERIC NAME Antipsychotic Medications (pages 4-8) clozapine Clozaril Geodon ziprasidone Haldol haloperidol Lidone molindone Loxitane loxapine Mellaril thioridazine Moban molindone Navane thiothixene Orap (for Tourette’s syndrome) pimozide Permitil fluphenazine Prolixin fluphenazine Risperdal risperidone Serentil mesoridazine Seroquel quetiapine Stelazine trifluoperazine Taractan chlorprothixene Thorazine chlorpromazine Trilafon perphenazine Vesprin trifluopromazine Zyprexa olanzapine Antimanic Medications (pages 8-13) Cibalith-S lithium citrate Depakote valproic acid, divalproex sodium 30 TRADE NAME GENERIC NAME Eskalith lithium carbonate Lamictal lamotrigine Lithane lithium carbonate Lithobid lithium carbonate Neurontin gabapentin Tegretol carbamazepine Topamax topiramate Antidepressant Medications (pages 13-19) Adapin doxepin Anafranil clomipramine Asendin amoxapine Aventyl nortriptyline Celexa (SSRI) citalopram Desyrel trazodone Effexor venlafaxine Elavil amitriptyline Lexapro escitalopram (SSRI) Ludiomil maprotiline Luvox (SSRI) fluvoxamine Marplan (MAOI) isocarboxazid Nardil (MAOI) phenelzine Norpramin desipramine Pamelor nortriptyline Parnate (MAOI) tranylcypromine Paxil (SSRI) paroxetine Pertofrane desipramine Prozac (SSRI) fluoxetine Remeron mirtazapine Serzone nefazodone Sinequan doxepin 31 TRADE NAME GENERIC NAME Surmontil trimipramine Tofranil imipramine Vivactil protriptyline Wellbutrin bupropion Zoloft (SSRI) sertraline Antianxiety Medications (pages 19-21) (All of these antianxiety medications except BuSpar are benzodiazepines) Ativan lorazepam Azene clorazepate BuSpar buspirone Centrax prazepam Librax, Libritabs, Librium chlordiazepoxide Klonopin clonazepam Paxipam halazepam Serax oxazepam Tranxene clorazepate Valium diazepam Xanax alprazolam 32 Children’s Medication Chart (pages 22-23) TRADE NAME GENERIC NAME APPROVED AGE Stimulant Medications Adderall amphetamine 3 and older Adderall XR amphetamine (extended release) 6 and older Concerta methylphenidate 6 and older (long acting) Cylert* pemoline 6 and older Dexedrine dextroamphetamine 3 and older Dextrostat dextroamphetamine 3 and older Focalin dexmethylphenidate 6 and older Metadate ER methylphenidate (extended release) 6 and older Ritalin methylphenidate 6 and older Antidepressant and Antianxiety Medications Anafranil clomipramine 10 and older (for OCD) BuSpar buspirone 18 and older Effexor venlafaxine 18 and older Luvox (SSRI) fluvoxamine 8 and older (for OCD) Paxil (SSRI) paroxetine 18 and older *Because of its potential for serious side effects affecting the liver, Cylert should not ordinarily be considered as first-line drug therapy for ADHD.

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