Drugs that are usually prescribed with the intent to relieve the symptoms of depressions. However, they are also used to treat anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive disorders, eating disorders, chronic pain, and post traumatic stress disorder.
medications used for depression. For patients with chronic headache, these drugs are useful for their mood-altering properties as well as their analgesic actions. The drugs are especially helpful for those headache patients with a sleep disturbance. They are used as a preventative treatment for migraines as well as tension headaches.
Medications used to treat unipolar mood disorders (depression). They include three types: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), monoamineoxidase inhibitors (MAOs), tricylcic antidepressants.
medical substances, used to fight back depression; the first antidepressants had a stimulating effect over normal people, but these that are used today, serve only those who really suffer from depression
Used in lower than normal doses can help relieve symptoms associated with conditions such as the Painful Bladder Syndrome, Interstitial Cystitis and Fibromyalgia. Please see Amitriptyline and Dothiepin.
Antidepressants aim to treat the symptoms of depression and can help people experiencing depression to feel more motivated and energetic.This group of medication may also be used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety and eating disorders.There are different types of antidepressants including tricyclic and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
A class of medicines that relieve symptoms of depression by affecting brain chemistry. These medicines may take several weeks or longer to be effective, but they work well and are generally safe. Close Window
are medications used to treat depressive disorders. There are several types including newer medications, the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), the trycyclics and the monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).
A wide range of medications used principally to prevent or relieve the symptoms of depression. Antidepressants can't make someone feel better than he/she normally does, but they can help him/her feel as good as he/she did before becoming depressed. These medications include the benzodiazepines, beta-blocks, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and tricyclics.
Some medications that were originally approved for treatment of depression have been found to be effective for anxiety disorders. Antidepressants are also effective for panic attacks and are often prescribed for these conditions. They are also sometimes used for more generalized forms of anxiety, especially when it is accompanied by depression.
Drugs that can trigger reversible UI by causing anticholinergic action or sedation. Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) represent first-generation antidepressants introduced over 40 years ago. Imipramine is a member of the class of TCA drugs. The most common adverse effects that limit therapeutic usefulness are anticholinergic effects (see Anticholinergic agents), sedation, weight gain, sexual dysfunction, and hypotension. Fluoxetine (i.e., Prozac) represents an example of a subsequent generation of antidepressant drugs with fewer effects on the nervous system and thus less toxicity.
Antidepressants are a group of drugs, such as Elavil and Pamelor, that are used to treat depression but may also increase the need for sun protection because they can significantly increase sun sensitivity.