Category Archives: Drugs

Beta Blocker Drugs

Beta Blockers – Beta-adrenergic block agents Q: What is it primarily addressing? A: Treating high blood pressure, by lowering it. A: Importantly, beta blockers are not recommended as a first treatment if only have high blood pressure.  A MD would … Continue reading

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SNRI Drugs – Antidepressant

Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) Q: What is purpose of this form of drug? A: Help relieve depression symptoms – irritability, sadness.  Can also be used for anxiety disorders and nerve pain (and long-term chronic pain).  If you have … Continue reading

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SSRI Drugs – antidepressant (anxiety disorders)

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Q: What is purpose of drug? A: Type of depressant that treats both major depressive disorders and anxiety disorders.  Can help overcome depression.  Ease symptoms of moderate to severe depression.  Aside from depression, SSRI can … Continue reading

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Congress on Drugs update re: CARA

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