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6 Things to Know About Ketamine for Depression
The anesthetic ketamine is increasingly being used off-label for depression. The drug seems to work rapidly, but its long-term side…
Do Your Psychiatric Drugs Keep You Up at Night?
If you take a medication for a psychiatric condition, you may have experienced troubled sleep — insomnia, daytime sleepiness, or…
Some people who use medications to quit smoking experience psychiatric side effects. Now researchers say they have identified characteristics in…
Ritalin, Vyvanse, Adderall are often used for ADHD management. Are they safe? Are there alternatives?
Smoking Cessation Medications
We all know that smoking can lead to major health issues and that it can worsen other medical conditions. Quitting…
“It’s like, if the side effects make me just as depressed, what’s the point?” Antidepressant med side effects can make you tired, gain weight and depressed.
How Best to Quit Smoking
By Diane Archer JustCareUSA.org Smoking is the top cause for preventable death in the US. If you smoke, the good…
Quick Hits: FDA Approves Biologic for Cancers With Genetic Defects, Prescription Drug Prices Soar & More
The FDA gave accelerated approval to the biologic Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for patients whose solid cancer tumors have a specific genetic…
Quick Hits: 10 Drugs With Potential Safety Issues, EpiPen Recall, and More
The FDA has identified 10 drugs — that treat everything from obesity to arthritis –- that have possible safety issues…
Are Antidepressants Any Better Than a Placebo?
Millions of Americans take an antidepressant daily. But a growing volume of research is indicating the pills may only provide…
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