The list is not exhaustive and not all drugs are used regularly in all countries.
Some medications treat multiple conditions and appear multiple times.
You should go to the nearest emergency department or call 911 for help.
After someone takes an overdose, the effects may not become immediately obvious.
Although some people may have a genetic tendency to become addicted to drugs, there is little doubt that environmental factors also play a significant role.
Some of the more common environmental influences are low socioeconomic status, unemployment, and peer pressure.
Benzodiazepine medications are often prescribed to people who have symptoms of mental illness.
The drugs take hold quickly, and they can work from the moment they hit the user’s body.
It's not safe to drink alcohol or take other drugs that have similar effects on the central nervous system (CNS) at the same time because these drugs or substances interact with oral benzodiazepines by causing additional depression of the brain and respiratory depression.
This is a list of psychiatric medications used by psychiatrists to treat mental illness or distress.
The list is ordered alphabetically according to the condition or conditions, then by the generic name of each medication.
Benzodiazepines are man-made medications that cause mild to severe depression of the nerves within the brain (central nervous system) and sedation (drowsiness).
Seizures, anxiety, and other diseases that require benzodiazepine treatment may be caused by excessive activity of nerves in the brain.