Daily Archives: June 13, 2015

Panic Disorder “Get The Facts”

Get the facts: Your options: Take medicines for panic disorder. Don’t take medicines. Try home treatment and counselling to deal with your symptoms. Key points to remember Two types of medicines work well for treating panic attacks. Benzodiazepines can help … Continue reading

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What can you expect from taking Panic Disorder Medicines!

Antidepressants should help you start to feel better within 1 to 3 weeks. But it can take as many as 6 to 8 weeks to see more improvement. Talk with your doctor if: You don’t notice any improvement by 3 … Continue reading

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What types of Medicines are used for Panic Disorder:

The two types of medicines used most often are antidepressants and benzodiazepines. Some people use both. Antidepressants. These include: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as citalopram, paroxetine, or sertraline. These are the most common medicines for panic disorder. Tricyclic … Continue reading

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Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder:

Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder Topic Overview What are panic attacks and panic disorder? A panic attack is a sudden, intense fear or anxiety that may make you short of breath or dizzy or make your heart pound. You may … Continue reading

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OMEGA – 3 Fatty Acids for Bipolar Disorder:

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Bipolar Disorder: Topic Overview Omega-3 fatty acids are found in marine or plant sources, such as fish oil and flaxseed oil. A few studies suggest that adding omega-3 fatty acids to medicine (such as lithium) can … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder Preventing Manic Episodes:

Bipolar Disorder: Preventing Manic Episodes Introduction The more you know about bipolar disorder, the better you will be able to cope with this lifelong illness. There are many steps that you can take—or help a loved one take—to recognize and … Continue reading

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Mood-Stabilizing Medicines for Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia

Mood-Stabilizing Medicines for Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia: Examples Generic Name Brand Name lithium Carbolith, Lithane The above medicines are taken as tablets or capsules (orally). Generic Name Brand Name carbamazepine Tegretol lamotrigine Lamictal valproic acid Depakene These medicines are available … Continue reading

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NEW MEDICINES: Questions to ask Doctor’s LINK

http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthwise/includes/media/pdf/hw/form_zm2260.pdf?lang=en-ca

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Antipsychotics for the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Antipsychotics for the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder Examples First-generation, or typical, antipsychotic medicine Generic Name haloperidol Second-generation, or atypical, antipsychotic medicines Generic Name Brand Name aripiprazole Abilify olanzapine Zyprexa quetiapine Seroquel risperidone Risperdal ziprasidone Zeldox These medicines are available in … Continue reading

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