Psychiatric Medications: Patient Information Sheets
These medication patient information pages describe why a particular psychiatric medication is prescribed, important facts about the medication and how you should take it, along with side effects, food and drug interactions, special warnings, taking the medication during pregnancy, recommended dosage and overdose information. Almost all the psychiatric medications such as antidepressants, antipsychotics, and antianxiety medications are covered and presented in plain English.
Go here if you are looking for the Psychiatric Medications Pharmacology section which contains more detailed information on each medication. They are also linked from each patient information page.
The information in the "Psychiatric Medications Patient Information" section of HealthyPlace.com has been selectively abstracted from various sources. The intended use is as an educational aid and does not cover all possible uses, actions, precautions, side effects, or interactions of any of these medications. This information is not intended as medical advice for individual problems or for making an evaluation as to the risks and benefits of taking a particular drug.
The information here should not be used as a substitute for a consultation or visit with your family physician or other health care provider.
We strongly suggest and encourage you to consult with a licensed physician for answers to any questions you may have about these or other medications.
Last Updated: 07 April 2017
Reviewed by Harry Croft, MD