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Depression causes unnecessary suffering for both people who have the illness and their families. This eMedTV article describes how the illness can affect how you eat, sleep, and think about things, and also lists possible symptoms and risk factors.
Generalized anxiety disorder and depression are often treated with Lexapro. This segment of the eMedTV Web site further describes this prescription drug and its other uses, as well as dosing information, side effects, strengths, and more.
Cymbalta has been approved to treat various conditions, such as neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, anxiety, and depression. This eMedTV page explains how the drug affects certain chemicals in the brain, lists potential side effects, and offers tips.
Zoloft is a medication that is licensed to treat depression, panic disorder, and other conditions. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this drug, including information about how it works, how to take it, and possible side effects.
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.
Effexor is an antidepressant that is commonly used to treat depression in adults. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at how this prescription drug works and how and when to take it -- and also lists some potential Effexor side effects.
Prozac is a type of antidepressant that is used to treat panic disorder, depression, and other conditions. This eMedTV article further discusses specific Prozac uses and offers details on the drug's dosage information and possible side effects.
Celexa is a prescription medication used for the treatment of depression in adults. This eMedTV Web page explains how the antidepressant works, describes its effects, and lists some of the side effects that may occur while taking this drug.
Antidepressants are medications that are most commonly used for treating depression. This eMedTV article lists various types of antidepressants, explains how they work, and offers general information on what you should know before using these drugs.
Trazodone is a medication that is used for the treatment of depression. This segment of the eMedTV archives offers general dosing information on the drug, explains how it is thought to work, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
- Teen Depression
Due to the developmental issues teens face, teen depression is a different illness than adult depression. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of the condition, noting in particular its causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options.
Remeron is a prescription medication that is approved to help treat depression. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works, highlights some of its potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medication.
- Lexapro Side Effects
Insomnia, nausea, and headache are among the common side effects of Lexapro. This eMedTV page also discusses rare side effects (such as acne, anemia, and hair loss) and serious ones (such as hallucinations and a fast heart rate).
Amitriptyline is a prescription medication used to treat depression. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at amitriptyline, including information on the drug's possible side effects, available strengths, and overdose symptoms.
- Cymbalta Side Effects
Some of the most common Cymbalta side effects can include headaches, diarrhea, and insomnia. This eMedTV segment also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious side effects of the drug, such as hallucinations and suicidal thoughts.
- Symptoms of Depression
Among the symptoms of depression are thoughts of death or suicide and restlessness and irritability. This eMedTV resource provides more detailed information about possible depression symptoms, as well as when they should be reported to a doctor.
- Trazodone and Bipolar Disorder
Trazodone may potentially cause a manic episode in people with bipolar disorder. This eMedTV page discusses trazodone and bipolar disorder in more detail, and explains when the medication may be appropriate for people with the condition.
Paroxetine is a medication that is used to treat depression and several other conditions. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at paroxetine, including information about its uses and possible side effects.
- Learn About Remeron for Sleep Apnea
Some studies have shown that using Remeron for sleep apnea treatment can be effective. This eMedTV page explains that although the drug is not approved for this use, studies involving rats and humans have shown that it can help relieve symptoms.
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