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Antipsychotics: History – Then and Now

The Times-News
Modern mind medicines begin to lose luster
January 27, 2009

Hundreds of years ago, people with mental illness might be burned at the stake or locked away in a dungeon. In the early 20th century, some patients with schizophrenia were lobotomized with an ice pick to blunt emotions and reduce agitation. Read the rest of this entry »

FDA Warnings for Abilify (Aripiprazole)

HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION FOR ABILIFY (ARIPIPRAZOLE)M THE ANTI-PSCYHOTIC MEDICATION

These highlights do not include all the information needed to use ABILIFY safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for ABILIFY.

ABILIFY® (aripiprazole) Tablets

ABILIFY DISCMELT® (aripiprazole) Orally Disintegrating Tablets

ABILIFY® (aripiprazole) Oral Solution

ABILIFY® (aripiprazole) Injection FOR INTRAMUSCULAR USE ONLY

Initial U.S. Approval: 2002

BLACK BOX WARNING: Read the rest of this entry »

Celexa Side Effect Warning by FDA – Bleeding

PRECAUTIONS FOR CLEXA BY FDA:

  • General
    • Abnormal Bleeding
    • Hyponatremia
  • Information for Patients
    • Patients should be cautioned about the concomitant (concurrently; at the same time) use of Celexa and NSAIDs (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as aspirin or ibuprofen), aspirin, warfarin, or other drugs that affect coagulation (blood clotting) since combined use of psychotropic drugs that interfere with serotonin reuptake and these agents has been associated with an increased risk of bleeding.
  • Drug Interactions
    • Drugs That Interfere With Hemostasis (NSAIDs, Aspirin, Warfarin, etc.)
  • Geriatric Use
    • SSRIs and SNRIs, including Celexa, have been associated with cases of clinically significant hyponatremia in elderly patients, who may be at greater risk for this adverse event (see PRECAUTIONS, Hyponatremia). Read the rest of this entry »