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Types of Depression in Teens - Wellbutrin and Suicide

This page contains links to eMedTV Depression Articles containing information on subjects from Types of Depression in Teens to Wellbutrin and Suicide. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Types of Depression in Teens
    This part of the eMedTV archives highlights some of the most frequently diagnosed types of depression in teens (which include major depression, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder), as well as some symptoms of each of these types of teen depression.
  • Unconditional Love
    One of the wonderful traits in dogs is that they love unconditionally. Your dog doesn't care if you had a bad day or are suffering with depression or anything else. All your dog understands is the relationship you share and the bond you have. Sometimes, this simple nonjudgmental state goes a long way in helping someone with depression improve their self-esteem.
  • Uses of Tricyclic Antidepressants
    Tricyclic antidepressants are primarily used for the treatment of depression in adults. However, as this eMedTV page explains, there are several off-label uses of tricyclic antidepressants, such as helping people quit smoking and preventing migraines.
  • Venlafaxin
    As this eMedTV page explains, venlafaxine is a prescription medication that is used to treat the symptoms of depression. This page offers a brief overview of dosing tips and possible side effects. Venlafaxin is a common misspelling of venlafaxine.
  • Venlafaxine
    Venlafaxine is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of depression. This section of the eMedTV site explains how venlafaxine works and offers information on its effects, general dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Venlafaxine HCl
    As explained in this eMedTV article, venlafaxine hydrochloride (HCl) is a prescription medication used to treat depression. This page gives a basic overview, with information on how venlafaxine is taken and safety issues to be aware of.
  • Venlafaxine HCL Efexor
    Venlafaxine is a medicine that is used to treat depression in adults. This eMedTV page explores venlafaxine and its effects, possible side effects, and dosing information. Venlafaxine HCL Efexor is a common variation and misspelling of venlafaxine.
  • Venlafaxine Overdose
    If you take too much venlafaxine, overdose symptoms may include seizures, liver damage, or loss of life. This eMedTV segment lists other possible overdose symptoms and discusses various treatment options that are available for a venlafaxine overdose.
  • Venlafaxine Side Effects
    Some of the venlafaxine side effects covered in this eMedTV article include common side effects like drowsiness and dizziness, rare side effects like acne or asthma, and more serious side effects to report to your doctor (such as chest palpitations).
  • Venlafaxine Sustained Release
    As this eMedTV segment explains, venlafaxine XR is an extended-release (sustained-release) medication used for depression and anxiety. This article offers an overview of this drug, including details on how it is taken.
  • Venlafaxine Withdrawal
    If you abruptly stop using venlafaxine, withdrawal symptoms (like insomnia or anxiety) may occur. This eMedTV page lists other possible withdrawal symptoms and explains what your healthcare provider may do to keep these symptoms from occurring.
  • Venlafaxine XR
    Venlafaxine XR is a prescription drug licensed to treat depression and anxiety disorders. This page on the eMedTV site covers venlafaxine XR side effects, strengths, and dosing guidelines, as well as what to tell your doctor before you take the drug.
  • Venlafaxine XR Dosing
    This eMedTV article explains that the starting venlafaxine XR dose for people with depression, social anxiety disorder, or generalized anxiety disorder is 75 mg daily. This page also lists factors that can affect venlafaxine XR dosing (like your age).
  • Venlafexine
    A healthcare provider may prescribe venlafaxine to help treat the symptoms of depression. This eMedTV segment highlights possible side effects and offers some general precautions for the medication. Venlafexine is a common misspelling of venlafaxine.
  • Viibryd
    Available by prescription only, Viibryd is a medication used to treat major depression. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on how it works, who can take it, side effects, and more.
  • Viibryd and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear if Viibryd (vilazodone) passes through human breast milk. This article from the eMedTV library talks about Viibryd and breastfeeding, including an explanation of why it's important to talk to your healthcare provider.
  • Viibryd and Pregnancy
    As a pregnancy Category C drug, Viibryd (vilazodone) may be prescribed if the benefits outweigh the risks. This eMedTV Web page discusses why the medicine was given this rating and explains what to do if pregnancy occurs during treatment.
  • Viibryd and Sexual Side Effects
    Erectile dysfunction and orgasm problems are some of the sexual side effects of Viibryd (vilazodone). This eMedTV Web resource describes other potential problems and lists some of the treatment options your healthcare provider may recommend.
  • Viibryd and Suicide
    As this eMedTV page explains, studies indicate that suicidal thoughts and behavior may be slightly increased in young people taking antidepressants such as Viibryd. This article talks about this topic in more detail, including symptoms to watch for.
  • Viibryd Dosage
    When using Viibryd for depression treatment, your doctor will likely start you at 10 mg a day. As this eMedTV page explains, the amount may gradually be increased based on how your symptoms respond. This article covers the dosing guidelines for Viibryd.
  • Viibryd Drug Interactions
    Celexa, Taxol, MAOIs, and diuretics are just a few of the medications known to interact with Viibryd. This eMedTV Web article outlines the other drugs that can react with Viibryd and describes the potentially serious problems that may occur.
  • Viibryd Medication Information
    Available by prescription only, Viibryd is an antidepressant approved for use in adults. This part of the eMedTV site offers some basic information to be aware of before taking Viibryd and provides a link to more details on the medication.
  • Viibryd Overdose
    Fever, sweating, and confusion are some of the symptoms that may occur after taking too much Viibryd. This eMedTV page further describes the potential effects of an overdose with this antidepressant and discusses possible treatment options.
  • Viibryd Side Effects
    Common reactions to Viibryd include diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. This eMedTV article discusses these and other side effects of Viibryd, including information on what to do if more serious problems occur.
  • Viibryd Uses
    This selection from the eMedTV site explains that although Viibryd is mainly used for depression, it is sometimes prescribed for other conditions. This article lists the other conditions the antidepressant is used to treat and explains how it works.
  • Viibryd Warnings and Precautions
    Viibryd increases your risk of serious stomach or intestinal bleeding. This eMedTV segment discusses other precautions and warnings for the antidepressant, and explains why Viibryd may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Welbuterin
    This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of Wellbutrin, a prescription drug used to treat depression. This article describes how Wellbutrin works, dosing guidelines, and what to do if you overdose. Welbuterin is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Welbutin
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Wellbutrin to treat the symptoms of depression. This eMedTV Web resource explores some side effects of Wellbutrin and offers some general dosing information. Welbutin is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Welbutren
    Wellbutrin is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV article describes Wellbutrin in more detail and offers general precautions for taking the medication. Welbutren is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Welbutrim
    This page of the eMedTV library explains how the prescription medication Wellbutrin works to treat the symptoms of depression. This page also provides some tips for when and how to take the medication. Welbutrim is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Welbutrin
    Wellbutrin is a prescription drug used to treat depression. This eMedTV page explains how Wellbutrin works, and also lists available strengths of the drug and factors that may affect your dosage. Welbutrin is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Welbutrin SR
    This portion of the eMedTV archives highlights the depression medicine Wellbutrin SR, noting in particular how the drug works and when and how to take it. Welbutrin SR is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin SR.
  • Welbutrin XL
    Wellbutrin XL is a prescribed medication that treats depression and seasonal affective disorder. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works and covers the factors that will determine your dose. Welbutrin XL is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin XL.
  • Welbutron
    This page on the eMedTV site gives an overview of Wellbutrin, a drug used to treat depression. This page describes how Wellbutrin works, how and when to take the drug, and what to do if you overdose. Welbutron is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Wellabutrin
    A doctor may prescribe Wellbutrin to treat symptoms of depression. This eMedTV Web article offers a brief description of Wellbutrin and explains what to tell your doctor before taking it. Wellabutrin is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbuterin
    Wellbutrin is a prescription medicine that is licensed to treat depression symptoms. This eMedTV Web resource explains how Wellbutrin works and provides some general dosing guidelines. Wellbuterin is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutin
    Wellbutrin is a prescription drug used for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV Web page describes Wellbutrin in more detail, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur. Wellbutin is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutran
    Wellbutrin is a medicine that can be prescribed to treat depression. This eMedTV page explains how Wellbutrin works, lists a few potential side effects, and links to more information on the drug. Wellbutran is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutren
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Wellbutrin for the treatment of depression. This part of the eMedTV library explores some potential side effects of Wellbutrin and offers general dosing information. Wellbutren is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutrim
    Wellbutrin is a prescription drug used for treating common depression symptoms. This eMedTV page explains how often Wellbutrin is taken, describes how it works, and lists side effects that may occur. Wellbutrim is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutrin
    Wellbutrin is a prescription medication that is approved to treat depression. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works, highlights some of its potential side effects, offers tips on when and how to take it, and more.
  • Wellbutrin 150 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Wellbutrin 150 mg tablets are the strongest strength available for this medication. This page covers some general Wellbutrin dosing guidelines for treating depression and lists the factors that may affect your dose.
  • Wellbutrin 75 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, Wellbutrin 75 mg tablets are the lowest strength available for this medication. This page covers some general Wellbutrin dosing guidelines for treating depression and describes the factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Wellbutrin Alternatives
    This part of the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at several Wellbutrin alternatives, such as other depression medications, psychotherapy, and electroconvulsive therapy. This page also explains when an alternative to Wellbutrin may be considered.
  • Wellbutrin and Alcohol
    If you choose to drink alcohol while taking Wellbutrin, you should drink only mild-to-moderate amounts. This eMedTV page takes a detailed look at Wellbutrin and alcohol, noting some precautions a person should take before drinking while on Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutrin and Dry Mouth
    Side effects may occur during treatment with Wellbutrin, and dry mouth is one of the most common complaints. This eMedTV page lists some things you can do if you experience a dry mouth while taking Wellbutrin (such as avoiding drinks with caffeine).
  • Wellbutrin and Hair Loss
    This eMedTV page explains that some people may experience hair loss from Wellbutrin. Although hair loss is an infrequent side effect of the medication, be sure to talk to your healthcare provider if hair loss does occur while you're taking it.
  • Wellbutrin and Insomnia
    Insomnia appears to be one of the more common side effects of Wellbutrin. This section of the eMedTV library examines Wellbutrin and insomnia, explaining some symptoms of insomnia and things you can do to improve your sleep habits.
  • Wellbutrin and Pregnancy
    Wellbutrin could potentially harm a fetus. This eMedTV page explains that if you're taking Wellbutrin and pregnancy occurs, you should tell your doctor. He or she will weigh the benefits and risks before making a recommendation for your situation.
  • Wellbutrin and Sex Drive
    As this eMedTV Web segment explains, there are several possible sexual side effects of Wellbutrin, including impotence and a decreased sex drive. Wellbutrin may or may not cause these problems, so it is important to discuss them with your doctor.
  • Wellbutrin and Suicide
    It's hard to tell if there is a link between Wellbutrin and suicide or suicidal behavior. This eMedTV page explains that you should report any signs of suicidal behavior to your doctor right away, regardless of whether or not you're taking Wellbutrin.
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