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Surmontil Drug Information - Vivactil Drug Information

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  • Surmontil Drug Information
    Are you looking for information about Surmontil? As this eMedTV article explains, Surmontil is a prescription drug used to treat depression. This resource gives a brief overview of this drug, with details on side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Surmontil Drug Interactions
    If you take cimetidine, alcohol, or pressors with Surmontil, drug interactions may potentially occur. This eMedTV page lists other drugs that may cause drug interactions with Surmontil and explains what may happen if these drugs are taken together.
  • Surmontil Overdose
    Symptoms of a Surmontil overdose may include vomiting, very low blood pressure, or seizures. This eMedTV segment covers other effects of an overdose on Surmontil, as well as some of the treatment options that are available (such as supportive care).
  • Surmontil Sexual Side Effects
    Side effects may occur during treatment with Surmontil. Sexual side effects are among these side effects. This eMedTV page explores two of these sexual side effects -- changes in sex drive and impotence -- and explains what to do if they occur.
  • Surmontil Side Effects
    Side effects of Surmontil can include blurred vision, nausea, and dizziness. This page on the eMedTV site describes other possible Surmontil side effects, including serious side effects that should be reported to a healthcare provider right away.
  • Surmontil Uses
    Surmontil is used mainly for the treatment of depression in adults. But as this eMedTV article explains, there are also a number of "off-label" Surmontil uses, including the treatment of fibromyalgia, ADHD, and chronic pain.
  • Surmontil Warnings and Precautions
    You should use Surmontil with caution if you have a history of seizures, bladder problems, or glaucoma. This eMedTV page covers other Surmontil warnings and precautions, including possible drug interactions and people who shouldn't take Surmontil.
  • Surmontil Withdrawal
    Nausea, headaches, and a general ill feeling are possible symptoms of a Surmontil withdrawal. As this eMedTV Web page explains, withdrawal symptoms typically improve with time, without the need for treatment.
  • Test for Manic Depression
    There is no test for manic depression because the condition can't be detected through standardized tests. This eMedTV Web page does explain, however, the elements involved in diagnosing the illness, even if there is no test for it yet.
  • Theanine
    Theanine is an amino acid found in tea that is also used in dietary supplements. This segment from the eMedTV Web site explores how the supplements may work and offers more information on their uses, potential effects, and effectiveness.
  • Theanine Dosage
    A maximum safe theanine dosage has not been established at this time. This article from the eMedTV archives discusses theanine dosing in more detail and explains how to find a supplement from a trustworthy manufacturer.
  • Theanine Side Effects
    There are no known theanine side effects at this time. As this eMedTV page explains, however, this may reflect a lack of theanine studies large enough to find side effects; it probably does not indicate that theanine really is free of side effects.
  • Theanine Supplements
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV Web library, theanine is a type of supplement used to treat anxiety and other conditions. This article provides more information on this product, including why it may not be suitable for certain people.
  • Theonine
    Theanine is a dietary supplement used to treat hypertension, anxiety, and Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV page discusses theanine uses in more detail and briefly explores the supplement's effectiveness. Theonine is a common misspelling of theanine.
  • Thionine
    Theanine supplements are used for a variety of conditions, including anxiety, hypertension, and others. This eMedTV segment covers other theanine uses and describes the supplement's potential effects. Thionine is a common misspelling of theanine.
  • Thiothixene
    Thiothixene is a drug that is approved to control the symptoms of schizophrenia. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this drug and its effects, and also offers information on its dosing guidelines and possible side effects.
  • Thiothixene Dosing
    As this eMedTV article explains, the recommended starting thiothixene dosing is 2 mg three times daily (for those with mild symptoms) or 5 mg twice daily (for those with severe symptoms). This page also offers tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Thiothixene for Schizophrenia
    If you have schizophrenia, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called thiothixene. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief discussion on this prescription drug, including details on how it is thought to work.
  • Thorazine
    Thorazine is a drug used to treat nausea and vomiting, schizophrenia, and tetanus, among other things. This eMedTV page describes other uses of this prescription medicine, offers tips on when and how to take it, and lists some if its side effects.
  • Thorazine and Breastfeeding
    The full risks of using Thorazine while breastfeeding are not known. As this eMedTV resource explains, however, research on Thorazine and breastfeeding suggests that the drug passes through breast milk and may cause side effects in the infant.
  • Thorazine and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth is a potential side effect of Thorazine. This article from the eMedTV Web site further discusses Thorazine and dry mouth, provides suggestions for dry mouth relief, and explains what your doctor may recommend if symptoms don't improve.
  • Thorazine and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to take Thorazine while pregnant. This eMedTV page discusses the results of studies on Thorazine and pregnancy, and explains that you should tell your doctor (prior to taking the drug) if you are pregnant or want to become pregnant.
  • Thorazine Dosage
    For nausea and vomiting, most people take a Thorazine dosage of 10 mg to 25 mg every four to six hours. This eMedTV Web page also covers Thorazine dosing for the treatment of schizophrenia and acute intermittent porphyria, among other conditions.
  • Thorazine Drug Interactions
    Propranolol and barbiturates are among the drugs that can potentially lead to Thorazine drug interactions. This eMedTV Web page describes how Thorazine interactions can raise your risk of side effects or alter the levels of some drugs in your blood.
  • Thorazine Medication
    This part of the eMedTV site offers some basic information on Thorazine, a medication used to treat schizophrenia and many other conditions. Topics covered in this article include how to use it, side effects, and more.
  • Thorazine Overdose
    Symptoms of a Thorazine overdose can include drowsiness, low blood pressure, and seizures. This eMedTV article lists treatment options that are available for an overdose and describes other symptoms that may occur when you take too much Thorazine.
  • Thorazine Sexual Side Effects
    As this eMedTV article explains, impotence and ejaculation problems are among the sexual side effects that can potentially occur during treatment with Thorazine. This page describes what to do if you experience any Thorazine sexual side effects.
  • Thorazine Side Effects
    Some common Thorazine side effects include drowsiness, constipation, and insomnia. This section of the eMedTV library lists other common side effects of Thorazine and explains which side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.
  • Thorazine Uses
    Thorazine is used for treating various conditions, including ADHD in children, schizophrenia, and tetanus. This eMedTV page also lists some off-label Thorazine uses, including the treatment of migraines or agitation.
  • Thorazine Warnings and Precautions
    Thorazine may affect mental concentration or physical coordination in some people. This eMedTV page offers other Thorazine warnings and precautions, including other side effects that may occur during treatment and people who shouldn't take the drug.
  • Thorazine Withdrawal
    If you abruptly stop taking Thorazine, withdrawal symptoms -- such as nausea or vomiting -- may occur. This eMedTV page lists other possible symptoms of a Thorazine withdrawal and explains how to reduce your risk of having withdrawals from Thorazine.
  • Thorizine
    Thorazine is a medicine that is used for treating nausea and vomiting, schizophrenia, and other conditions. This eMedTV page lists other Thorazine uses and offers dosing information for the medication. Thorizine is a common misspelling of Thorazine.
  • Tofranil PM
    If you have depression, your doctor may prescribe Tofranil PM, a drug used to treat adult depression. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at this medication, including its uses, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Tofranil PM Dosage
    For the treatment of depression, most adults start with a Tofranil PM dosage of 75 mg daily. This eMedTV Web page also discusses Tofranil PM dosing for teenage depression and depression in elderly people and lists general tips on taking the medicine.
  • Tofranil PM Drug Information
    Tofranil PM is approved to treat depression. However, as this eMedTV page explains, it can also be used for other conditions. This article offers more information on Tofranil PM, with details on when and how the drug is taken, what to expect, and more.
  • Tofranil PM Drug Interactions
    Taking alcohol, pressors, or cimetidine along with Tofranil PM can potentially cause drug interactions. This eMedTV article lists other drugs that may cause Tofranil PM drug interactions and discusses the possible effects that may occur.
  • Tofranil PM Side Effects
    Common Tofranil PM side effects may include dry mouth, drowsiness, and increased sweating. This eMedTV page also lists serious side effects of Tofranil PM that should be reported to a healthcare provider, such as panic attacks, seizures, or delusions.
  • Tofranil PM Uses
    Tofranil PM is used for treating depression in adults. As this eMedTV segment explains, however, it can also be used "off-label" to treat other conditions. Off-label Tofranil PM uses may include the treatment of chronic pain, ADHD, and bulimia.
  • Tofranil PM Warnings and Precautions
    Do not take Tofranil PM if you have taken an MAOI within the past 14 days. This eMedTV page offers other Tofranil PM warnings and precautions, including medical conditions you should tell your doctor about before starting the drug (like glaucoma).
  • Tranylcypromine
    Tranylcypromine is a prescription medicine that is used for treating depression. This part of the eMedTV archives describes tranylcypromine in more detail and lists possible side effects that may occur with the medication.
  • Tranylcypromine (Parnate)
    As this eMedTV article explains, tranylcypromine (Parnate) is a drug used for depression. This page gives an overview of the medication, including some of the factors affecting your dose. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Tranylcypromine Dosing
    The suggested starting dose of tranylcypromine is 30 mg daily, taken in two or three separate doses. This eMedTV segment offers other tranylcypromine dosing guidelines and provides precautions on when and how to take the medication.
  • Trazodone ER
    Available by prescription, trazodone ER is a drug used to treat depression. This eMedTV Web resource takes an in-depth look at this antidepressant, including information on how it works, tips for when and how to take it, and potential side effects.
  • Trazodone ER Dosage
    If you have depression, your doctor may start you at 150 mg of trazodone ER once daily. This eMedTV page outlines more dosing information, including the factors that may affect your dosage of trazodone ER and tips for using this antidepressant.
  • Trazodone ER Drug Information
    Trazodone ER is a prescription medicine used to treat depression. This portion of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on trazodone ER, explaining the drug's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Tyrosine
    Tyrosine is a naturally occurring amino acid that is also available in supplement form. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of tyrosine, including information on its safety and effectiveness, possible side effects, and more.
  • Tyrosine and Breastfeeding
    At this time, it's not clear if tyrosine (L-tyrosine) and breastfeeding is a safe combination. This page of the eMedTV library explains why this is the case and encourages women to discuss the issue further with their healthcare provider.
  • Tyrosine and Pregnancy
    This segment of the eMedTV archives takes a look at tyrosine (L-tyrosine) and pregnancy. It explains why it may not be safe to take the supplement when pregnant and stresses the importance of discussing the issue with your healthcare provider.
  • Tyrosine Benefits
    ADHD, PMS, depression, and chronic fatigue are just a few of the conditions tyrosine is used for. This eMedTV article discusses these and other possible tyrosine benefits, exploring the effectiveness of supplementation and explaining how it may work.
  • Tyrosine Dosage
    When taking tyrosine, the dosing guidelines on your product label should be followed. This eMedTV page explains why this is the case and offers general information and tips on how to take your tyrosine dosage safely and find a reputable product.
  • Tyrosine Drug Interactions
    People taking certain medicines should be aware that they may interact with tyrosine. Drug interactions, as this eMedTV resource explains, can affect how the medications are absorbed into your system or increase their effects, among other things.
  • Tyrosine Overdose
    Since it's not clear if a tyrosine (L-tyrosine) overdose is possible, treatment options are also unknown. This eMedTV segment discusses the symptoms that might occur, based on studies on rats, and also explores possible treatment options.
  • Tyrosine Side Effects
    Although not everyone will have problems with tyrosine, side effects can occur. This eMedTV Web page lists some of the most common side effects, as well as potentially serious ones. This page also discusses what you should do if side effects occur.
  • Tyrosine Supplements
    This eMedTV article contains information on tyrosine, an amino acid that is sometimes taken as a supplement. This resource explores effectiveness, side effects, and more. Also included is a link to more in-depth information.
  • Varenicline
    Varenicline is a prescription medicine that is licensed to help people stop smoking. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how varenicline works, offers general dosing information, and describes the effects of the medication.
  • Varenicline Dosing
    Varenicline is started at a low dose and slowly increased over time. As this page of the eMedTV library explains, varenicline dosing generally starts at 0.5 mg once a day, but is then increased to 0.5 mg twice daily and finally to 1 mg twice daily.
  • Varenicline Tartrate Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web article provides some basic information on varenicline tartrate, a medication used to help people quit smoking. It discusses dosing guidelines and potential side effects, and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Vilazodone
    Vilazodone is commonly prescribed in the treatment of depression. This eMedTV page gives a complete overview of this product, explaining how it works to balance serotonin levels, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Vilazodone and OCD
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site talks about treating obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) with vilazodone. This article also explains what it means to use a drug "off-label" and provides a link to more information.
  • Vilazodone Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, your dosage of vilazodone will be based on how you respond to it, whether you are taking other medications, and other factors. This resource takes an in-depth look at when and how to use this antidepressant.
  • Vilazodone Drug Information
    People with major depression may benefit from vilazodone, an antidepressant. This eMedTV selection provides more information on this drug, listing possible side effects and explaining when and how the drug should be taken.
  • Vivactil
    Vivactil is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat depression in adults. This page on the eMedTV site describes the drug in more detail, including an explanation of how the antidepressant works and a list of side effects that are possible.
  • Vivactil Alternatives
    Many Vivactil alternatives are available, including other antidepressants and various therapy programs. This eMedTV article explains the different therapies that are available for depression treatment and lists medication alternatives to Vivactil.
  • Vivactil and Breastfeeding
    Vivactil may pass through breast milk to a nursing baby. As this eMedTV page explains, although no research has been done on Vivactil and breastfeeding, the medicine most likely passes through breast milk due to the chemical makeup of the drug.
  • Vivactil and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth is a common side effect that has been reported with Vivactil. This section of the eMedTV Web site discusses Vivactil and dry mouth in more detail and provides some suggestions for dry mouth relief.
  • Vivactil and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article offers detailed information on Vivactil and pregnancy, and explains when use of the drug may be appropriate for pregnant women. The results of animal studies on Vivactil and pregnancy are also provided.
  • Vivactil and Suicide
    Suicidal thoughts or behavior are possible while taking Vivactil. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on Vivactil and suicide, and explains who may be at higher risk for developing thoughts of suicide while taking the antidepressant.
  • Vivactil and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a possible side effect of Vivactil. This portion of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on Vivactil and weight gain, and describes the options that your healthcare provider may recommend for helping with weight gain.
  • Vivactil Dosage
    Most people take between 15 mg to 40 mg of Vivactil per day, divided into several smaller doses. This eMedTV segment provides other Vivactil dosage information and offers suggestions on when and how to take the antidepressant.
  • Vivactil Drug Information
    If you have depression, your healthcare provider may recommend a product called Vivactil. This eMedTV selection briefly describes this drug, with information on how it is taken and why it may not be suitable in all cases.
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