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Prozac & other antidepressants

by Stephen Bird

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Depression, Mental -- Chemotherapy -- Juvenile literature,
  • Depression in children -- Treatment -- Juvenile literature,
  • Fluoxetine -- Juvenile literature,
  • Antidepressants -- Juvenile literature,
  • Depression, Mental -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Describes the symptoms of mental depression, and the effects of Prozac and other anti-depressants, which are used to treat this condition.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 74-75) and index.

    Other titlesProzac and other antidepressants
    StatementStephen Bird, B. Joan McClure ; introduction by Barry R. McCaffrey ; foreword by Stephen L. Jaffe.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesJunior drug awareness
    ContributionsMcClure, B. Joan.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245557M
    ISBN 100791052044
    LC Control Number99013185

    For this reason, fluoxetine is often considered the first of the first-line options. Additionally, fluoxetine has a longer half-life than other antidepressants, which may make it more effective in situations where patients are likely to miss doses, and results in a lower risk of withdrawal symptoms when stopped due to “self-tapering.”Cited by: 1. Prozac is made by US drug company Eli Lilly. The company’s official line is that serotonin syndrome can occur when Prozac is used with other antidepressants. “You don’t get this syndrome with the recommended twenty milligram per day Prozac pill,” says Marc Czarka, director of pharmaceutical affairs for Eli Lilly Benelux.

    The Frustrating Inadequacy of Antidepressants. Why do Prozac and other selective serotonin reuptake There’s this sense that I have that I got from doing this book that psychiatry wasn. The range of their uses has expanded from depression to anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorders, and many other psychiatric conditions. These types of antidepressants are generally safe, but no medical treatment is without risk. SSRI antidepressant side effects.

      Many types of antidepressant medications are available to treat depression, including: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Doctors often start by prescribing an medications generally cause fewer bothersome side effects and are less likely to cause problems at higher therapeutic doses than other types of antidepressants are.   (Claims for other conditions fell by 35% director of the department of psychological medicine at Cardiff University and author of 22 books on psychopharmacology, believes that antidepressants Author: Aida Edemariam.


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Format: Library Binding. Prozac and Other Antidepressants book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

While antidepressants have been around for many years, Pr 4/5(3). The Anti-Depressant Fact Book: What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, and Luvox [Peter R.

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Prozac and other antidepressants. [Tara Koellhoffer] -- Explores the history of Prozac and other antidepressants, and describes antidepressant therapies available in the twenty-first century, the physiological effects of using these types of drugs, and.

Prozac & other antidepressants. [Stephen Bird; B Joan McClure] -- Describes the symptoms of mental depression, and the effects of Prozac and other anti-depressants, which are used to treat this condition.

This excellent book, written when Prozac and other SSRI antidepressants were relatively new, is at times a little dated but still extremely interesting. Kramer is a phsychiatrist who had been treating patients with depression and other problems for years when Prozac became available/5.

You should not use Prozac if you are allergic to fluoxetine, if you also take pimozide or thioridazine, or if you are being treated with methylene blue injection. Tell your doctor about all other antidepressants you take, especially Celexa, Cymbalta, Desyrel, Effexor, Lexapro, Luvox, Oleptro, Paxil, Pexeva, Symbyax, Viibryd, or Zoloft/ from fluoxetine to other antidepressants, because fluoxetine has a long half-life (approximately 1 week) from fluoxetine or paroxetine to a TCA, because both of these drugs inhibit the metabolism of TCAs; a lower starting dose of the TCA will be required, particularly if switching from fluoxetine because of its long half-life.

§ Co‑prescription of the two antidepressants in this instance is not recommended. Published as an insert to Australian Prescriber JuneVol.

39, No. 3 Originally published as Table 3 in: Keks N, Hope J, Keogh S. Switching and stopping Size: 63KB. This summary will tell you about options to treat your depression if your SSRI did not work or did not work well enough.

There are many options that work to treat depression. But there is not enough research to know for sure which option might be best after an SSRI did not work or did not work well enough. This summary can help you talk with your doctor about.

Prozac is an antidepressant sometimes known by its generic name fluoxetine. It is often used to treat major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder. Prozac is suitable for Author: Joseph Nordqvist. His book should be read by anyone on Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, and other antidepressants; by anyone with a family member or friend on the drugs; and by those who prescribe them.

Prozac Backlash is a gripping and disturbing account of psychiatry at the start of the new millennium."--David Healy, M.D., author of The Antidepressant Era. Inprior to Prozac hitting the market and the current ubiquitous use of antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs, the U.S.

mental illness disability rate was 1 in every Americans, but. Book Review. The Anti-Depressant Fact Book What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, and Luvox In a chapter titled "Damaging the Brain with SSRI Antidepressants," Dr. Breggin says "the evidence is piling up that SSRIs cause permanent brain damage" (p.

38). Nurses, teachers, and other professionals may never. Effexor (an SNRI as mentioned above) is also a tough one to get off, compared to other ADs. Lexapro, Zoloft, Celexa and Prozac are typically the easier tolerated ADs (again, everyone is different).

I personally would recommend sticking with the SSRIs vs the SNRIs for anxiety, because due to the fact that their primary mechanism of action affects norepinephrine (aka. Antidepressants act on the flow of the neurotransmitters epinephrine, serotonin, and norepinephrine across neural synapses.

Common antidepressants include monamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), tricyclics such as imipramine (Tofranil) and amitriptyline (Elavil), and the newer selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) as fluoxetine (Prozac) and sertraline HCL.

SSRI antidepressants help to relieve symptoms of depression such as low mood, irritability, feelings of worthlessness, restlessness, anxiety, and difficulty in sleeping. They are one of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants because they are effective at improving mood with fewer or less severe side effects compared to some other.

There are three types: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are some of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants available.

They include citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil), Prozac, and sertraline (Zoloft). Antidepressants on trial: Are they a wonder or a danger. Argument rages over the benefits and risks of Prozac and other SSRIs. New books from a psychiatrist and a former patient give the cases for.

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) combinations. SSRI with SSRI. (n = 26) of mirtazapine 15–30 mg in combination with other antidepressants (including SSRIs) at near-maximum doses revealed a significant response and good tolerance (Carpenter ).

Comparison of SSRI–NaSSA combinations with other antidepressant–NaSSA Cited by: 6. Pages with "antidepressants" in the title are: #N#tricyclic antidepressants. #N#antidepressants (stopping or switching treatment) #N#breastfeeding and antidepressants. #N#antidepressants and breast feeding.

#N#lactation and antidepressants. #N#antidepressants in pregnancy. #N#discontinuation syndromes with antidepressants.Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners. Share on Facebook; Tweet on Twitter; Decision Considerations - Aerospace Medical Dispositions Item Psychiatric Conditions - Use of Antidepressant Medications If you are an Airman taking an SSRI - See the Airman Information - SSRI Initial Certification (PDF) sheet.In the fifth edition of his book Psychiatric Drugs Explained, he starts his chapter on antidepressants as follows: “It is more difficult to specify exactly what antidepressants do than it is to say just what other drugs that act on the brain do.