Here you'll find detailed information on the usage, dosage, and side-effects of various psychiatric medications such as antidepressants, antipsychotics and antianxiety medications. For the plain English versions, go to the psychiatric medications patient information pages. Extensive information on Psychiatric Medications Treatment.
The information in the "psychiatric medications pharmacology 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.
Psychiatric Medication Patient Information Sheets (basics of each medication in plain English)