antidepressant

The Effects of Benzodiazepines

It’s 10:30 p.m. and I just took a dose of Alprazolam. I didn’t take a high dose, but I’m not used to this medicine and its effect is more intense. Alprazolam is a benzodiazepine that’s prescribed to treat panic and…

Antidepressant or SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome

SSRI discontinuation syndrome arises when, after taking SSRIs for a certain period of time, you abruptly stop taking them. The body can’t adapt to this sudden serotonin drop. This leads to symptoms such as nausea, trembling, migraines, sleep disorders, etc. Before…

Serotonin Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatment

Serotonin syndrome is a clinical condition associated with an adverse reaction to antidepressants. Recent studies indicate that the incidence of this syndrome has increased recently as more and more people consume antidepressants. Serotonin syndrome is usually characterized by a loss…

Deprax: Uses and Side Effects

Deprax is a second-generation antidepressant. Its active substance is trazodone and it’s used to treat chronic depression, insomnia, and anxiety. Although it works fast and has great effects, we can’t ignore its side effects.

Tryptophan: The “Feel Good” Amino Acid

Tryptophan is a key player in serotonin production. This essential amino acid is one of your brain’s favorites because it helps you relax, even helping with insomnia and anxiety disorders. A precursor of serotonin, it is an indispensable ingredient of…