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Tachycardia: rapid heart beat

Taper: to gradually decrease dosage of a medication

Testosterone: a hormone that is produced especially by the testes that is responsible for inducing and maintaining male secondary sex characteristics.

Therapy: a generic term used to describe the application of any medical, psychiatric, psychological or alternative designed to promote health and well-being.

Tinnitus: symptoms of this disorder include the perception of a constant ringing or roaring noise in the ears or head.

TIR: traumatic incident reduction therapy

Tolerance: resistance to the effects of a medication or substance of abuse. An increased dose is required to achieve the same effect.

Tranquilizers: substances used for the treatment of psychotic symptoms and the reduction of anxiety.

Taee: see Chlordiazepoxide

Tafil : see Alprazolam

Talpramin : see Imipramine

Tavor : see Lorazepam

Taxagon : see Trazodone

TCA: see tricyclic antidepressant

Temaze : see Temazepam

Temazepam : a benzodiazepine medication. Includes brand names such as Cerepax, Euhypnos, Lenal, Levanxene, Levanxol, Normison, Planum, Restoril, Temaze.

Temesta: see Lorazepam

Tensinyl : see Chlordiazepoxide

Tensium : see Diazepam

Teperin : see Amitryptiline

Thombran: see Trazodone

Tialam : see Triazolam

Tipramine: see Imipramine

Titus : see Lorazepam

Tofnil : see Imipramine

Tofranil : see Imipramine

Tofranil-PM : see Imipramine

T-Quil : see Diazepam

Trankimazin: see Alprazolam

Tranqipam : see Lorazepam

Tranquil: see Diazepam

Tranquirit : see Diazepam

Tranxene : see Clorazepate

Tranylcypromine : a Monoamine Oxidase A Inhibitor (MAOI) medication. Includes brand names such as Parnate, Parstelin, Tylciprine.

Trapax: see Lorazepam

Trapex : see Lorazepam

Trazalon : see Trazodone

Trazepam : see Diazepam

Trazodone : a dual serotonin 2 antagonist/serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SARI) medication. Includes brand names such as Beneficat, Bimaran, Deprax, Desirel, Desyrel, Manegan, Molipaxin, Pragmarel, Sideril, Taxagon, Thombran, Trazalon, Trazolan, Trazon-150, Trazonil, Trittico.

Trazolan : see Trazodone

Trazon-150 : see Trazodone

Trazonil : see Trazodone

Trepiline : see Amitryptiline

Triadapin : see Doxepin

Trialam : see Triazolam

Triavil: see Mitriptyline

Triazolam : a benzodiazepine medication. Includes brand names such as Dumozolam, Halcion, Novidorm, Nuctane, Somese, Somniton, Songar, Tialam, Trialam.

Tricalma: see Alprazolam

Tricyclic Antidepressant (TCA): an older group of antidepressant medications, until recently widely used in the treatment of anxiety and depression. All tricyclics to a greater or lesser extent block the reuptake of serotonin, and dopamine. TCA medications include amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep, Tryptizol, Loroxyl), amoxapine (Asendin), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin, Pertofran), doxepin (Sinequan, Adapin), Imipramine (Tofranil), maprotiline (Ludiomil), nortryptyline (Pamelor, Noratren), trimipramine (Surmontil), protriptyline (Vivactil).

Tridep : see Amitryptiline

Trimipramine: a Tricyclic Antidepressant (TCA) medication. Includes brand names such as Surmontil.

Tript: see Amitryptiline

Triptizol : see Amitryptiline

Trittico : see Trazodone

Tropium : see Chlordiazepoxide

Trynol : see Amitryptiline

Tryptal : see Amitryptiline

Tryptalette: see Amitryptiline

Tryptanol : see Amitryptiline

Tryptine : see Amitryptiline

Tryptizol : see Amitryptiline

Trytanol : see Amitryptiline

Trytomer : see Amitryptiline

Tutran : see Buspirone Hydrocholride

Tylciprine: see Tranylcypromine

Tylenol : see Amitryptiline