a stimulant often used in the treatment of attention problems in children and adults.
Ramped Dosage :
a term used to describe a gradual increase in the dose of a medication (titration up). Generally speaking when physicians prescribe medications for see anxiety and see depression they gradually increase the dose over a number of weeks so that they can 1) treat the problem with the most effective minimum dose and 2) watch carefully for the emergence of side-effects.
a newer antidepressant that selective blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine.
see Buspirone Hydrochloride.
Reversible Inhibitors of MAO-A (RIMAs) :
As for MAOIs, RIMAs inhibit of one of the enzymes that degrades and thereby inactivates monoamine neurotransmitters. However, as compared to the MAOIs, RIMAs do not permanently and irreversibly bind to the enzymes. As a result they are much safer and have fewer potential side effects that the MAOIs. Includes medications such as moclobemide (Aurorix).
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