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Meds for anxiety and ADHD

Meds for anxiety and ADHD
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Antianxiety - Benzos
Xanax
Niravam
Librium
Klonopin
Valium
Ativan
Serax
Antianxiety - Benzos S/E
(same as alcohol)
ataxia, sedation, dizziness, depression, dependance
(don't drink alcohol or caffeine, take with food)
Antianxiety - non benzo - Buspar
Non addictive
Need to build up for it to work (may take another drug with it until it starts working)
Antianxiety - non benzo - SSRI's
Paxil
Zoloft
Luvox
(takes a few weeks to see effect, may take another drug with it until it starts working)
Antianxiety - non benzo - antihistimines
Atarax
Vistaril
Non addictive
Antianxiety - non benzo - Beta Blockers
Inderal
(slows everything down)
ADHD - Ritalin (and it's many forms)
Ritalin (lasts 3-6 hrs)
Concerta (lasts 12 hrs, marketed for adolescents)
Adderal (another form of Ritalin)
Daytrana (Ritalin patch, need to time, 12 hrs)
AHDH - Strattera
for kids who don't respont to Ritalin, antidepressant
ADHD - Vyanase
CNS stimulant
ADHD - Inutniv
non-stimulant, decreases depression
ADHD - other drugs used
Antidepressants
Anticonvulsives
Lithium