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This page contains links to eMedTV Mental Health Articles containing information on subjects from Manic Depression Symptoms to Methamphetamine. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Manic Depression Symptoms
    In general, manic depression symptoms are characterized by dramatic mood swings. This eMedTV resource explains the symptoms of this disorder in more detail, including how they can be mistaken for other problems.
  • Maprotilene
    Maprotiline is a medication that can be prescribed to treat depression and anxiety related to depression. This eMedTV page explains how maprotiline works and lists possible side effects of the drug. Maprotilene is a common misspelling of maprotiline.
  • Maprotiline
    Maprotiline is a common drug licensed for treating depression. This eMedTV Web page discusses these uses in more detail, explains how the medication works, describes possible side effects that may occur, and offers links to specific information.
  • Maprotiline (Ludiomil)
    Adults with depression may benefit from maprotiline (Ludiomil). This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at this prescription medication, including a list of potential side effects. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Maprotiline Alternatives
    Common maprotiline alternatives may include other antidepressants or various therapy programs. This eMedTV page lists medication alternatives to maprotiline and describes electroconvulsive therapy, natural therapies, and psychotherapy in more detail.
  • Maprotiline and Breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding women who are taking maprotiline may pass the drug to the nursing child through breast milk. This eMedTV segment explains the importance of talking to your doctor about maprotiline and breastfeeding.
  • Maprotiline and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth is a side effect that has been reported in up to 22 percent of people taking maprotiline. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on maprotiline and dry mouth, including a list of tips for dry mouth relief.
  • Maprotiline and Pregnancy
    Using maprotiline during pregnancy doesn't appear to pose health risks to the unborn child. This eMedTV article discusses maprotiline and pregnancy in more detail and explains the clinical findings on using the drug in pregnant animals.
  • Maprotiline and Suicide
    People taking antidepressants like maprotiline may experience suicidal thoughts or behavior. This eMedTV article discusses clinical findings on maprotiline and suicide, and explains who may be at a higher risk for developing suicidal behavior.
  • Maprotiline and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a side effect that may occur with the use of maprotiline. This part of the eMedTV library offers more information on maprotiline and weight gain, and explains what your doctor may recommend if weight gain occurs.
  • Maprotiline Dosing
    The recommended starting dose of maprotiline is 75 mg daily, taken all at once or in several smaller doses. This eMedTV article also offers maprotiline dosing recommendations for elderly people who are being treated for depression.
  • Maprotiline Overdose
    Symptoms of a maprotiline overdose may include drowsiness, rapid heart rate, or high fever. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible signs of a maprotiline overdose and describes treatment options that are available.
  • Maprotiline Sexual Side Effects
    Impotence and changes in libido are sexual side effects that have been reported with maprotiline. This eMedTV resource explains what treatments your healthcare provider may recommend if you develop maprotiline sexual side effects.
  • Marplan
    Marplan is a medication that is prescribed to treat depression when other antidepressants have failed. This eMedTV page explains why doctors hesitate to prescribe this drug and provides information about the product's dosing guidelines and side effects.
  • Marplan Alternatives
    Alternatives to Marplan that may be used for treating depression can include other medicines and therapy. This eMedTV page describes Marplan alternatives in more detail and lists a number of specific antidepressants that can be used instead of Marplan.
  • Marplan and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that because there has been no research done on Marplan and breastfeeding, it is not known if the drug passes through breast milk. This page explains why no research has been done and covers what to talk to your doctor about.
  • Marplan and Dry Mouth
    A dry mouth is a common side effect of Marplan. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses how common a dry mouth is among people who take Marplan and offers a list of tips on what to do if you are taking Marplan and dry mouth occurs.
  • Marplan and Impotence
    Impotence is a possible side effect of Marplan. This eMedTV Web page explains what to do if you are taking Marplan and impotence occurs, and also discusses how often the condition happens in men who are taking Marplan for depression.
  • Marplan and Insomnia
    Insomnia is a side effect of Marplan. This part of the eMedTV Web site outlines some suggestions on what you can do to improve your sleep habits if you are taking Marplan and insomnia occurs, and explains what your healthcare provider may recommend.
  • Marplan and Pregnancy
    Taking Marplan during pregnancy may not be safe. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses Marplan and pregnancy in more detail, and explains why the FDA has not assigned a pregnancy risk classification for Marplan.
  • Marplan and Suicide
    Children and teenagers taking Marplan may be at a slightly increased risk of having suicidal thoughts. This eMedTV segment summarizes some research that has been conducted on Marplan and suicide, and discusses the FDA's warning on this topic.
  • Marplan Dosage
    The typical starting Marplan dosage for adults with depression is 10 mg twice daily. This portion of the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at Marplan dosing guidelines and also offers some information on when and how to take the medication.
  • Marplan Drug Information
    Are you looking for information about Marplan? This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at this drug, with information on the specific condition it can treat, how often it can be taken, and more. A link to more details is also included.
  • Marplan Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page explains that for people taking Marplan, drug interactions may occur with other medicines, such as narcotics or cold medicines. This page identifies other possible interactions and explains how they can lead to dangerous side effects.
  • Marplan Food Interactions
    Foods that are aged, spoiled, or fermented should not be eaten if you are taking Marplan. This eMedTV page explains why these foods can lead to Marplan food interactions and also lists which foods to specifically avoid.
  • Marplan Overdose
    Overdosing on Marplan may lead to seizures, sweating, a rapid heart rate, and more serious symptoms. This eMedTV Web page discusses other symptoms of a Marplan overdose and treatment options for a person who has overdosed on the drug.
  • Marplan Side Effects
    For people taking Marplan, side effects may include things such as nausea, headaches, and insomnia. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at other common side effects of Marplan and outlines which side effects to report immediately to your doctor.
  • Marplan Uses
    The primary use of Marplan is to treat depression in adults. However, this eMedTV resource explains some "off-label" Marplan uses, such as treating anxiety and panic disorder, and also discusses why Marplan is not approved for use in children.
  • Marplan Warnings and Precautions
    Marplan may cause suicidal thoughts or a life-threatening increase in blood pressure. This portion of the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at other Marplan warnings and precautions and explains who should not take the medication.
  • Marplan Withdrawal
    This eMedTV article explains that if you stop Marplan too abruptly, you may experience withdrawal symptoms (such as headaches and diarrhea). This page identifies symptoms of a Marplan withdrawal and explains the importance of slowly stopping the drug.
  • Mellaril
    Mellaril is a prescription medicine that is licensed for the treatment of schizophrenia. This eMedTV Web page further describes the drug, noting in particular its effects, dosing information, strengths, and potential side effects.
  • Mellaril Alternatives
    Mellaril alternatives can include therapy or other drugs. This eMedTV page lists specific drugs that can be used as alternatives to Mellaril (like atypical antipsychotics) and describes the situations in which Mellaril alternatives may be considered.
  • Mellaril and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV resource explains that although it isn't known whether Mellaril passes through breast milk in humans, it is important that you talk with your healthcare provider about Mellaril and breastfeeding for your particular situation.
  • Mellaril and Dry Mouth
    Some people may experience side effects with Mellaril, and dry mouth is one of these side effects. This eMedTV Web page lists some things you can do if you're taking Mellaril and dry mouth occurs (such as sipping water or sugarless drinks often).
  • Mellaril and Pregnancy
    It isn't known if Mellaril is passed through breast milk. This eMedTV article takes a close look at Mellaril and breastfeeding, noting in particular what to do if you're breastfeeding (or thinking of breastfeeding) and have been prescribed Mellaril.
  • Mellaril Dosage
    The starting Mellaril dosage for the treatment of schizophrenia is 50 mg to 100 mg three times daily. This eMedTV article offers other Mellaril dosing information, including some tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Mellaril Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Mellaril is a medication approved to treat schizophrenia. This Web page takes a closer look at Mellaril, with information on the drug's side effects, warnings, and more.
  • Mellaril Drug Interactions
    Among the drugs that can potentially interact with Mellaril are fluoxetine, ziprasidone, and alfuzosin. As this eMedTV segment explains, Mellaril drug interactions can increase the risk of a life-threatening condition called QT prolongation.
  • Mellaril Overdose
    Drowsiness, seizures, and confusion or agitation are among the possible symptoms of a Mellaril overdose. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible signs of a Mellaril overdose and explains various treatments that are available.
  • Mellaril Side Effects
    Common Mellaril side effects can include drowsiness, constipation, and blurred vision. As this eMedTV page explains, while most side effects of Mellaril are mild, problems like muscle tension or unusual body movements may require medical attention.
  • Mellaril Uses
    Mellaril is a medication that is used for treating schizophrenia. As this eMedTV article explains, it can also be used "off-label" for treating other conditions. Some off-label Mellaril uses include the treatment of dementia, anxiety, and agitation.
  • Mellaril Warnings and Precautions
    Mellaril can cause a drop in blood pressure in some people. This eMedTV article offers other Mellaril warnings and precautions, such as potential drug interactions and people who shouldn't take Mellaril (such as those with very high blood pressure).
  • Mellaril Withdrawal
    Symptoms of Mellaril withdrawal may include nausea and vomiting, shakiness, and dizziness. As this eMedTV Web page explains, when you stop using Mellaril, your doctor may wean you off the drug slowly to help keep withdrawal symptoms from occurring.
  • Mental/Emotional Benefits
    Several studies have explored the many benefits of owning pets, and research has shown that our furry friends help lower blood pressure and stress levels, among other things -- and all we have to do is pet them! In some cases, pets can alert their owners before a seizure or other medical event occurs.
  • Mertazapine
    Mirtazapine helps to treat depression by balancing certain chemicals in the brain. This eMedTV resource gives an overview of the drug and outlines possible symptoms of an overdose. Mertazapine is a common misspelling of mirtazapine.
  • Metadone
    Methadone is a prescription narcotic drug used for pain relief and addiction treatment. This eMedTV Web page explores some of these approved uses and describes some of the possible side effects. Metadone is a common misspelling of methadone.
  • Methadome
    Methadone is a narcotic medication available by prescription and approved for pain and addiction treatment. This eMedTV page explores what this drug is used for and covers some general safety precautions. Methadome is a common misspelling of methadone.
  • Methadone
    Methadone is a prescription narcotic medicine approved for treating pain and aiding in addiction treatment. This eMedTV article describes the uses and effects of the drug, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Methadone 10 mg Tablets
    To treat pain or addiction, a doctor may prescribe methadone 10 mg tablets one to three times per day. This eMedTV Web segment offers a brief overview of dosing guidelines, including tips on when and how to safely and effectively use methadone.
  • Methadone 40 mg
    As this eMedTV page explains, methadone 40 mg can be prescribed for pain relief or addiction treatment. This article offers some examples of dosing guidelines for using methadone for addiction treatment and covers factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Methadone 5 mg Tablets
    A doctor may prescribe methadone 5 mg tablets one to three times a day to treat pain or addiction. This eMedTV Web page further discusses methadone dosing guidelines, including the factors that may affect your amount and tips on using this medication.
  • Methadone Adverse Reactions
    Methadone may cause negative reactions in some people, such as vomiting, dizziness, and sedation. This eMedTV resource discusses other possible adverse reactions of methadone, including potential side effects that may require immediate medical care.
  • Methadone and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV article discusses reports of methadone use during breastfeeding, which have shown little or no significant effects on the newborn. However, this page also covers some possible problems of using the drug while breastfeeding.
  • Methadone and Pregnancy
    Taking methadone when pregnant may not be safe. As this eMedTV page explains, studies on this topic show that the drug may cause birth defects and withdrawal symptoms. This page also covers when a doctor may allow methadone use during pregnancy.
  • Methadone Clinics
    If you are using methadone for addiction treatment, you must receive your doses from a methadone clinic. This eMedTV page explains why your doses must come from a clinic rather than a doctor and offers tips on finding a facility for methadone treatment.
  • Methadone Dosage
    There is no standard methadone dosage that will work for everyone in all situations. This eMedTV page offers general dosing guidelines for using methadone for pain or addiction treatment and offers tips on how to safely use this narcotic medication.
  • Methadone Drug Interactions
    Sleep medications, antidepressants, and various other drugs may react negatively with methadone. This eMedTV article lists other medications that may lead to methadone drug interactions and describes the potentially serious problems that could occur.
  • Methadone Effects
    Methadone can cause several effects on the body, such as reduced cravings for other opioids. This eMedTV article describes these and other methadone effects, including medical and recreational uses, as well as potential reactions to the drug.
  • Methadone Facts
    Contrary to popular belief, methadone treatment is healthier than abusing heroin. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at some of the myths and facts of using methadone for treating addiction to heroin or other morphine-like drugs.
  • Methadone Half-Life
    As this eMedTV article explains, methadone is used for pain relief and addiction treatment and can stay in your system for a long time. This page also describes what the half-life of methadone is and why it takes a while for the body to eliminate it.
  • Methadone Hydrochloride (HCL) Drug Information
    This eMedTV article offers important information on methadone hydrochloride (HCl), a drug used to treat pain and addiction. This page further discusses what this drug is used for, available strengths, and why this medication is not suitable for everyone.
  • Methadone Injection
    As this eMedTV article explains, methadone injections may help treat moderate-to-severe pain or aid in addiction treatment. This page also describes how this prescription drug works, lists the available strengths, and outlines possible side effects.
  • Methadone Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides important information on methadone, a medication used for pain control and addiction to certain types of drugs. This page also explains why it may not be suitable for some people and lists a few common side effects.
  • Methadone Oral
    There are several forms of methadone -- oral concentrate and solution, tablets, and dispersible tablets. This eMedTV article explains what methadone is used for, lists available strengths, and describes potential side effects of this medicine.
  • Methadone Overdose
    Immediate medical attention is necessary for a methadone overdose, as it can be fatal. This eMedTV page lists possible overdose symptoms (such as breathing problems and a slow heart rate) and describes various treatment options that are available.
  • Methadone Pain Medication
    This eMedTV segment offers a brief look at the pain medication methadone, a drug approved for treating moderate-to-severe pain. This article explains how the medicine works, offers general dosing guidelines, and covers why it is closely regulated.
  • Methadone Pills
    This eMedTV article discusses methadone pills, which are commonly prescribed to treat pain and to help in the treatment of heroin addiction. This page offers more detail on how this medicine works and covers some general precautions and safety concerns.
  • Methadone Risks
    Some of the potential methadone risks to be aware of include vomiting, dizziness, and sedation. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes other possible warnings, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Methadone Side Effects
    Common reactions to methadone include dizziness, nausea, and sedation. This eMedTV Web segment provides a more detailed list of possible methadone side effects, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Methadone Tablets
    A doctor may prescribe methadone tablets to treat pain or addiction problems. This page from the eMedTV Web site offers more detail on methadone, including information how this medication works, available strengths, and general precautions.
  • Methadone Treatment
    A lower risk of overdose and death are among the benefits of treatment with methadone for addiction. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at the benefits and downsides of using this medication to treat abuse of heroin or other morphine-like drugs.
  • Methadone Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take methadone if you have severe asthma or a bowel obstruction. This eMedTV page lists important methadone warnings and precautions, including what to tell your doctor before beginning treatment and who may not be able to use the drug.
  • Methadone Withdrawal
    If you abruptly stop taking methadone, withdrawal symptoms could occur. This eMedTV resource describes some of the possible symptoms of withdrawal and explains what your healthcare provider may recommend to help minimize these symptoms.
  • Methadone Withdrawal Symptoms
    If you abruptly stop taking methadone, withdrawal symptoms may occur. This page from the eMedTV Web site lists possible symptoms of withdrawal, such as insomnia and vomiting, and covers the steps your doctor may take to limit these problems.
  • Methadone Withdrawel
    Stopping methadone too abruptly can cause unpleasant (but not usually life-threatening) withdrawal symptoms. This eMedTV page offers a list of possible methadone withdrawal symptoms. Methadone withdrawel is a common misspelling of methadone withdrawal.
  • Methadone Withdrawl
    If you abruptly stop taking methadone, withdrawal symptoms can occur. This eMedTV page describes possible symptoms of withdrawal and explains how they can be avoided. Methadone withdrawl is a common misspelling of methadone withdrawal.
  • Methamfetamin
    Methamphetamine is a prescription drug licensed to treat ADHD and obesity. This eMedTV segment explains how the medication works for these conditions and lists possible side effects. Methamfetamin is a common misspelling of methamphetamine.
  • Methamfetamine
    Methamphetamine, a drug used to treat ADHD, is also used as a short-term treatment for obesity. This eMedTV article explains what you should discuss with your doctor before taking this drug. Methamfetamine is a common misspelling of methamphetamine.
  • Methamphedamine
    Methamphetamine is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of ADHD and obesity. This eMedTV page covers methamphetamine uses in more detail and offers general warnings for this drug. Methamphedamine is a common misspelling of methamphetamine.
  • Methamphetamin
    Methamphetamine is a medication often prescribed to treat ADHD. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains what else methamphetamine is used for and describes the effects of this drug. Methamphetamin is a common misspelling of methamphetamine.
  • Methamphetamine
    Methamphetamine is a medication that may be used to treat ADHD and obesity. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of methamphetamine, including a discussion of how the prescription drug works and a list of some of its more common side effects.
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