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home:othertreatments:antidepressants [08.25.2017]
sallieq [Notes and comments]
home:othertreatments:antidepressants [02.07.2019] (current)
sallieq [Types of anti-anxiety agents and antidepressants]
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 <​blockquote>​Brand name Valium product does not seem to be addictive in our cohort, whereas there are problems weaning off some of the generics.</​blockquote>​ <​blockquote>​Brand name Valium product does not seem to be addictive in our cohort, whereas there are problems weaning off some of the generics.</​blockquote>​
  
 +==== Valium ====
  
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 +<​blockquote>​[[https://​medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/​valium|valium]] produces anxiolytic effect and CNS depression by stimulating gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors. Relaxes skeletal muscles of spine by inhibiting polysynaptic afferent pathways. Controls seizures by enhancing presynaptic inhibition.</​blockquote>​
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 +It is okay for patients to take:- Only the brand name, Valium, has seemed to work for patients with Th1 inflammation. ​
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 +  * half the 2mg (white tablet, the one with the V cut from the center) seems to often be enough to reduce anxiety and calm restless muscles.
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 +  * stay away from the generic diazepam and the higher strengths. ​
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 +  * make sure your doctor orders Valium 2mg to use “as directed” and writes “no substitutions” on the prescription;​ Valium is usually taken 1-4 times per day.
  
 ==== Lithium ​ ==== ==== Lithium ​ ====
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