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Prozac

Prozac Prozac is an oral drug prescribed for the treatment of depression.  It is in a class of drugs called Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors -or- SSRI’s.  It affects neurotransmitters in the brain by preventing the reuptake of one neurotransmitter (serotonin), by nerve cells after it has been released.  Some experts believe that an imbalance of neurotransmitters can cause depression. Prozac has also been prescribed for the treatment of:  Bulimia, OCD … Continue Reading →


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Celexa

Celexa (Citalopram Hydrobromide) is a SSRI or Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Even though Celexa is an SSRI, it has a chemical structure that is unrelated to other SSRI’s.  Celexa is a “Racemic Bicyclic Phthalane Derivative.” Celexa’s Box Warning: Suicidality and Antidepressant Drugs “Antidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies of major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric … Continue Reading →


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Zoloft

Zoloft (Sertraline) is an antidepressant known as an SSRI (Selective Serotonin Re-Uptake Inhibitor) Zoloft is prescribed to treat a number of medical issues including:  Depression – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – Panic Attacks – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder  & Social Anxiety Disorder.    Zoloft works by increasing the amounts of serotonin in the brain to help maintain mental balance.  Although, in some children, teenagers and young adults – 24 years old … Continue Reading →


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Paxil

What Is Paxil Paxil is an anti-depressant – it is classified as an SSRI or Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitor – it is administered orally and is odorless. Paxil is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline and was approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 1992. Paxil Warnings:  Suicidality and Antidepressant Drugs “Antidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term … Continue Reading →


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Prozac Warning

Prozac is an anti-depressant Prozac (Fluoxetine) is used to help treat depression, it is in a class of drugs called “selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors” or SSRI’s. Prozac has serious side effects – Prozac.com states that: WARNING: SUICIDALITY AND ANTIDEPRESSANT DRUGS Antidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric … Continue Reading →


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Serotonin

What Is Serotonin? Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) is a hormone.  Hormones are substances our body produces to help regulate and control the activities of certain cells and/or organs. The hormone serotonin is in the pineal gland, the digestive tract, the central nervous system and blood platelets.  Serotonin is also a neurotransmitter – which means it transmits nerve impulses across the space between nerve cells or neurons known as synapses. Some experts believe … Continue Reading →


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Celexa Anti Depression Treatment

Celexa (Citalopram HBr) is a medication used for the management of depression known as a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Celexa was developed by the Danish pharmaceutical firm H. Lundbeck A/S and is marketed in the U.S. by Forest Laboratories.  Celexa was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug administration) in July of 1998. Celexa is known as a “highly selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor” with little similarity to other neurotransmitter … Continue Reading →


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Zoloft (Sertraline) Birth Defects

Zoloft & Birth Defects—You Have Legal Recourse Zoloft, the widely prescribed antidepressant manufactured by Pfizer, Inc., is one of several prescriptions know as “selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors” or SSRIs. Scientific studies have shown that these antidepressants greatly increase the risk of birth defects when taken by pregnant women. If you or someone you love has been harmed by Zoloft, we can help. It can be confusing…. As recent as 2007 newspapers … Continue Reading →


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Side Effects of Celexa (Citalopram HBr)

Celexa (Citalopram HBr) is an antidepressant that affects chemicals in the brain that become unbalanced and cause depression Celexa is in a group of drugs called SSRI’s or Selective Serotonin reuptake Inhibitors. Celexa (Citalopram HBr) has serious adverse effects, get emergency help if you have any of the below symptoms: Skin Rash Hives Difficulty Breathing Swelling of the Face, Lips, Tongue or Throat Call your doctor if you have: Change … Continue Reading →