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Are Benzodiazepines Safe?
Q: How dangerous is taking a benzodiazepine? I know that these are addictive drugs.

Are Both Medication and Psychotherapy Necessary to Treat Depression?
Q: Are both medication and psychotherapy necessary to treat depression?

Are These Supplements Safe With Prozac?
Q: Are Ginkgo Biloba, megavitamins and Green Tea safe to take with Prozac? If yes, which name brands do you recommend for the Ginkgo and megavitamin? Where do you buy them at?

Before You Buy Drugs Online
How safe is it to buy drugs online? What you should know before you buy prescription drugs over the Internet.

Buying Drugs Without a Prescription
It can be very tempting to buy drugs without a prescription, but it can be hazardous to your health. Learn more about the risks.

Depression Medication for Children - FDA Guide
The FDA has written a proposed depression medication guide about Using Antidepressants in Children or Teenagers and sent this Medication Guide to all the sponsors on October 21, 2004. It appears here to inform other groups and individuals with an interest in this Medication Guide.

How to Avoid Discontinuation Syndrome
If you stop taking your antidepressant too abruptly you can experience something called discontinuation syndrome. Learn about the best way to avoid it.

Discount Prescription Drugs
During these difficult economic times, you may be searching for ways to get free or discount prescription drugs. The following are some tips which may help you afford your medications when money is tight.

Do I Have to Take Medications for the Rest of My Life?
Q. Do I have to take medications for the rest of my life?

Do You Believe in Taking Antidepressant Medication?
Q. Do you believe in taking antidepressant medication to treat depression? An answer from the Depression Guide.

FAQ: Are Both Medication and Therapy Necessary?
Are both medication and therapy necessary to treat depression?

FAQ: Best Depression Medication?
What do you feel is the best medication for treating depression?

FAQ: Differences between SSRIs and MAOIs
What is the difference between SSRIs and MAOIs? Is one stronger than the other?

FAQ: Do Antidepressants Really Work?
Antidepressants have also been responsible for making their manufacturers very wealthy. But, what if these drugs don't really provide significant relief for depression at all? What if the placebo effect is responsible for most of their effectiveness?

FAQ: How Do Antidepressants Work?
Each class of antidepressant affects the brain in a different way. Explore how antidepressants affect brain chemistry and lift mood.

FAQ: How Long Does It Take Antidepressant to Work?
How long will it take for my antidepressant to work?

FAQ: Why Does My Antidepressant Only Partly Help?
Why does my antidepressant only partly help? If depression is a chemical imbalance, shouldn't I be feeling better?

FAQ: Antidepressants for Life?
Will I have to take antidepressants for the rest of my life?

FAQ: Augmentation of Antidepressants
Why is that doctors sometimes prescribe combinations of antidepressants? Is this a common practice?

Most Common Antidepressants
The most common antidepressants used by patients today are safer and have fewer side effects than older antidepressants like the MAOIs and tricyclics.

How Do Antidepressants Work?
Q: How do antidepressants work?

How Do SSRIs Compare to MAOIs?
Q: How do the SSRIs compare to the MAOIs? Are the MAOIs stronger but with added risks?

How Doctors Choose the Best Antidepressant for You
Yes, there is a method to the madness! This article reveals how doctors may select the best antidepressant for your needs.

How Long Does It Take for Antidepressants to Work?
Q. How long does depression usually last once medication is begun?

How to Get Free and Low-Cost Depression Medication
Perhaps the only thing worse than depression is having depression and not being able to afford treatment. I frequently get letters from those of you who are in just this predicament. I've collected here all of the free and low-cost resources and idea

Is It Normal for a Doctor to Try a Combination of Antidepressants?
Is it normal for a doctor to try a combination of antidepressants?

Is There a Better Treatment for Depression?
Q: Do you feel there is a better treatment for depression than medications?

My Dog Ate My Antidepressant
My dog accidentally ate my antidepressant. What should I do?

It Might Not Be the Flu!
If you're feeling fluish after recently stopping an antidepressant it may not be a bug you've come down with. Many antidepressants can cause withdrawal symptoms.

Online Prescriptions - Safety Tips
With hundreds of drug-dispensing Websites in business, how can consumers tell which sites are legitimate ones, especially when it is very easy to set up a site that is very professional looking and promises deep discounts or a minimum of hassles?

Pill Splitting
Did you know that pill splitting is a simple way to save money on your prescription medications?

Report Your Side-Effects Here
Read what others have had to say about your medication and share your own experiences.

Save Money on Meds
Learn how you can save money on your prescription meds--as much as 56%--by using a method calling pill splitting.

Tips to Save Money on Prescription Drugs
When money is tight, prescription drugs may seem like a luxury that you can't afford, but don't give up on treatment just yet. There are tips to save money on your prescription drugs -- for example, pill splitting and using mail order pharmacies -- that may help you to remain in treatment until your finances recover.

Should I Take My Antidepressant at Night or in the Morning?
Is it better to take an antidepressant at night or in the morning?

Save Up to 56% Off Medication Costs
Pill splitting is a simple method that may save you money on your prescription medication. Learn how to use this method here.

Serotonin Syndrome
A description of the causes, symptoms and treatment of serotonin syndrome, a dangerous buildup of serotonin in the central nervous system.

Teen Suicide - FDA Updates Its Review
Is teen suicide associated with antidepressant use? The FDA is preparing to update its review.

Things You Need to Know About Depression Medications
Information about the types of medications available for depression and important facts you need to know about them.

Weight Gain and Antidepressants
Diet expert says antidepressant weight gain can be countered through carbohydrate control along with a proper regimen of diet and exercise.

What if the Medicine Doesn't Work and Neither Does Therapy?
Q: What if the medicine doesn't work and neither does therapy?

What Is Antidepressant Augmentation?
Has your antidepressant helped you feel better, but you still feel like you have some lingering symptoms of depression? Antidepressant augmentation may be a good treatment strategy for you.

What Is the Difference Between Psychotherapy and Pharmacotherapy?
Q: What is the difference between psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy?

Where Can I Find Information About (Fill in Drug Name Here)?
Q: Where can I find information about (fill in drug name here)?

Why Does My Med Not Totally Work?
Q: Could you please discuss in why my medication for depression does not totally take it away? Shouldn't it, since usually it is a chemical imbalance? Sure there are emotional and environmental causes for depression, I understand that. But if those issues are being dealt with in therapy and you are supposedly on the "right" medication, then why does my med not totally work?

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