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Frequently Prescribed Psychotropic Medications

As a counselor, I believe that in many cases, clients benefit from a combination of talk therapy and medication. However, patients often do not receive the education on their medications that they should from their doctors. This is a list of the most commonly prescribed medications I hear about in my practice. I've included links for more information on each of them.

Zoloft: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings - Drugs.com

Zoloft (sertraline) is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic and anxiety disorders. Includes Zoloft side effects, interactions and indications.

Abilify: Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Drugs.com

Abilify is an antipsychotic medicine used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.

Lamictal Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Drugs.com

Lamictal is an anti-epileptic medication used treat seizures in adults and children over 2 years old. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.

Lithium - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses

Lithium official prescribing information for healthcare professionals. Includes: indications, dosage, adverse reactions, pharmacology and more.

Ambien Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings - Drugs.com

Ambien (zolpidem) is a sedative and is used for the short-term treatment of insomnia by helping you fall asleep. Includes Ambien side effects, interactions and indications.

Lexapro: Drug Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects - Drugs.com

Lexapro is used to treat anxiety and major depressive disorder. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.

Klonopin Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings - Drugs.com

Klonopin (clonazepam) is used to control seizures in epilepsy and for the treatment of panic disorder. Includes side effects, interactions and indications.

Ativan: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings - Drugs.com

Ativan is a benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety disorders or anxiety associated with depression. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.

Prozac Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings - Drugs.com

Prozac (fluoxetine) is used to treat major depressive disorder, bulimia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder. Includes Prozac side effects, interactions and indications.

Trazodone Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings - Drugs.com

Trazodone is a tetracyclic antidepressant used to treat depression and anxiety disorders. Includes trazodone side effects, interactions and indications.

Wellbutrin XL (bupropion) medical facts from Drugs.com

Physician reviewed Wellbutrin XL patient information - includes Wellbutrin XL description, dosage and directions.

Vyvanse Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings - Drugs.com

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and binge-eating disorder. Includes Vyvanse side effects, interactions and indications.

The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Drugs Tenth Edition Edition

The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Drugs: 9781563638152: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Amazon.com

Prozac Nation Paperback – April 2, 2002

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