Celexa And Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, or manic depression, is a mental illness that manifests itself as mood swings or mood cycling between depressed, manic, or normal moods. There are two types of bipolar disorder. The first type, sometimes called raging bipolar, manifests itself as almost constant mild mania, with periods of sever mania alternating with depression. Continue reading “Celexa And Bipolar Disorder” »

Symbyax

US Brand Name: Symbyax
A link here will take you to the official website for the drug.
Other Brand Names:
Generic Name: olanzapine and fluoxetine HCl
Other Forms: Continue reading “Symbyax” »

Desyrel

US Brand Names: Desyrel, Sideril, Trazalon; Trazonil
Other Brand Names: Azonz (Finland)
Beneficat (Argentina)
Bimaran (Argentina)
Deprax (Spain)
Depresil (Philippines) Continue reading “Desyrel” »

Paxil

US Brand Name: Paxil / Paxil CR
Other Brand Names: Aropax (Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa)
Deroxat (France, Switzerland)
Paroxet (Peru)
Paxan (Colombia) Continue reading “Paxil” »

Prozac

US Brand Name: Prozac
Generic Name: fluoxetine hydrochloride
Other Forms: Prozac Weekly, Sarafem (for PMDD), oral solution
Class: Antidepressant, specifically SSRI. Continue reading “Prozac” »

Zoloft

US Brand Name: Zoloft
Other Brand Names:
Altruline (Mexico)
Aremis (Spain)
Atruline (Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama)
Besitran (Spain) Continue reading “Zoloft” »

Celexa

US Brand Name: Celexa
Other Brand Names: Cipramil (Australia & UK)
Generic Name: citalopram hydrobromide
Other Forms: Oral solution
Class: Antidepressant, specifically SSRI. Continue reading “Celexa” »

Cymbalta

US Brand Name: Cymblata

Other Brand Names: Yentreve (European Union), Ariclaim (Greece, Italy, Spain).  These are the EU names for the urinary incontinence problems.  For psychiatric issues it’s sold under the Cymbalta brand. Continue reading “Cymbalta” »

Effexor

US Brand Name: Effexor
Generic Name: venlafaxine hydrochloride

Class: Antidepressant, specifically a multiple reuptake inhibitor
Read up on these sections if you haven’t done so already, because they cover a lot of information about multiple medications that I’m not going to repeat on many pages.  Continue reading “Effexor” »