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2017-04-03 13:53:38
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Anti-depressants are named for their ability to treat depression (anti-depression). But in order for these medications to work, they typically decrease or "depress" the ability of the central nervous system (CNS) to respond to stimuli. For that reason, "depressants" are used as anti-depressants.


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i have no idea if you can take depressants while you drive.

im limted to certain antidepressants because i have siezures

While on antidepressants, a person may gain weight, but this is related to the depression or even as a secondary symptom of what is causing the depression itself, not the antidepressants themselves.

Psychotropics (stimulants, depressants, antidepressants, anxiolytics, sedative/hypnotics, antipsychotics, dissociatives, etc.)

Do all antidepressants cause low white blood cell count

Most of them are safe to use while on MAOI and SSRI anti-depressants. For your case research at

Not automatically, no. Some "pain killers" are depressants and others aren't. Aspirin, for example, is an analgesic ("pain killer") but not a depressant.

barbiturates, methaqualone, chloral hydrate and Glutethimide

yes you should be fine since antidepressants do not contain acetaminophen...however only take the recommended dosage because its easy to overdose on acetaminophen, and its a painful death to be honest. Check the little book in your medication and check to make sure there is none in your medicine

Antidepressants do work, however they often take 4-6 weeks for the patient to feel their full effect. Therapists generally recommend taking antidepressants and continuing with the therapy. Everyone's different though. There are several antidepressants and one type that works for someone, might not work for someone else.

All forms of alcohol and spirits are considered to be depressants.

Antidepressants are often prescribed by doctors to help people with various anxiety or depression issues. If used as prescribed, they have positive benefits that outweigh the side effects.

Anti-depressants, anti-anxiety (be careful with addiction or abuse), mood stabalizing. STAY AWAY FROM TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS! Research shows TCIs are bad for BPD.

Antidepressants work by increasing the quantity and action of all or some of the neurotransmitters, namely (1)serotonin, (2)dopamine, (3) norepinephrine at the synapses in brain in a person suffering from depression.

Yes, there is one SSRI antidepressant with no fluoride and that is Zoloft or sertraline. There are also several older antidepressants from other classes (MAOI,TCA) that have no fluoride.

Xanax is not an antidepressants; antidepressants are not like Xanax.

Yes. Barbiturates are considered a sedative/hypnotic, which is a central nervous system depressant.

I have experimented with anti depressants and have done alot of research and yes , all anti depressants will interfere with your regular periods. It can cause really , heavy bleeding for a few days , make you have longer periods , cause a missed period. Now , being off all anti depressants will bring your cycle back to normal but that takes a few months and of course treating your body right by exercising and eating healthy.

"There are many cases in litigation now linking Prozac and other anti-depressants to birth defects, but the Mayo clinic does not say that it is always a bad idea to take them. Antidepressants may pose health risks for your baby, but sometimes the symptoms of depression are more dangerous."

It depends on which anti-depressants, but the effects will never be good. Depending on the drug, it could cause anything from death to a coma. In any case you would have to be taken to hospital.Always read the label on medicines, and never take more than the indicated dose. It is there for a reason!Basically, do NOT take 30 anti-depressants

Primary care providers often start antidepressants in patients without complicating factors. Psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners are specialists in the treatment of depression.

You can sometimes get a medical waiver from the Army if you have been on antidepressants. The standard is that there is a three years waiting period before you can be considered for a possible waiver. There are no guarantees.

They often do. However some people when depressed don't feel like eating and lose weight, as their mood improves while taking antidepressants their appetite returns they eat more and gain weight. Did the antidepressants make them gain weight, or did the antidepressants just allow them to eat normally and regain their normal weight (which some people dislike).

Antidepressants are not narcotics. Legally a "narcotic" is either an opioid like heroin or morphine or it is cocaine/crack. Medically the term "narcotic" only refers to opioid analgesics. Most doctors and scientists do not like using the word narcotic because most people do not understand exactly what a narcotic is. An antidepressant is not a narcotic nor is it a drug of abuse. Antidepressants are not controlled substances and drug seeking behaviour has not been scene in people taking antidepressants. It can be argued that amphetamines in particular might be considered narcotics as they are occasionally used in people with severe refractory depression. However technically amphetamines are not narcotics.

As far as we now know, the only drugs patients shouldn't combine with cyclobenzaprine are the following:AlcoholCNS depressants (medicines that cause drowsiness)Tricyclic antidepressantsMonoamine oxidase inhibitorsBut check with your pharmacist.

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