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  • Abilify Side Effects
    Some common side effects of Abilify include vomiting, dizziness, and anxiety. Besides common side effects, this eMedTV page covers serious side effects that require medical attention, as well as some less common side effects (like anemia).
  • Abilify Substitute
    If you develop any side effects or do not respond well to Abilify, alternatives to the drug are available. This eMedTV resource explains what medications can be used as an Abilify substitute and describes various types of psychosocial therapy.
  • Abilify Tablets
    Abilify is a prescription drug approved to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, and depression. As this eMedTV Web page explains, there are currently several different forms of Abilify: tablets, orally disintegrating tablets, and liquid.
  • Abilify Uses
    A doctor may prescribe Abilify for schizophrenia, autism, major depression, or bipolar disorder. This eMedTV segment also explores "off-label" Abilify uses (such as the treatment of behavioral problems in elderly people with dementia).
  • Abilify Warnings and Precautions
    Abilify can cause a serious condition called tardive dyskinesia in some people. This eMedTV Web page offers other important Abilify warnings and precautions, including other possible side effects and information on who should not take the medication.
  • Abilify Withdraw
    If you abruptly stop taking Abilify, withdrawal symptoms could occur. This eMedTV page explains why you may experience withdrawal and lists possible withdrawal symptoms. Abilify withdraw is a common misspelling of Abilify withdrawal.
  • Abilify Withdrawal
    You should get your healthcare provider's approval before stopping treatment with Abilify. As this eMedTV article explains, stopping Abilify abruptly can cause problems such as insomnia or symptoms of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.
  • Abilify Withdrawal Symptoms
    As with most drugs for mental illnesses, you should not stop taking Abilify without your doctor's approval. This eMedTV segment provides a list of possible Abilify withdrawal symptoms that may occur if you stop using the medication too abruptly.
  • Ablify
    Abilify is a medicine used for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, and major depression. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at Abilify and provides a link to more detailed information. Ablify is a common misspelling of Abilify.
  • Adasuve
    A doctor may prescribe Adasuve to treat agitation in people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This eMedTV overview talks about how the drug works and how to take it, as well as possible side effects, general safety warnings, and more.
  • Adasuve and Breastfeeding
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explores why it may not be safe for women to use Adasuve (loxapine inhalation powder) while breastfeeding. This page also discusses what the manufacturer of the drug recommends on this topic.
  • Adasuve and Pregnancy
    No studies have been done on using Adasuve (loxapine inhalation powder) in pregnant women. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, studies have been done on pregnant animals. An explanation of potential problems is included in this article.
  • Adasuve Dosage
    For treating agitation, the standard Adasuve dosage is 10 mg inhaled every 24 hours, as needed. This eMedTV segment provides Adasuve dosing recommendations, including information on how the powder is inhaled and other helpful tips for using it.
  • Adasuve Drug Information
    Adasuve is used to treat agitation caused by schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This portion of the eMedTV library contains more information about Adasuve, including details on side effects of this antipsychotic drug, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Adasuve Drug Interactions
    Among the drugs that may potentially cause Adasuve drug interactions are Benadryl, Tylenol PM, and Spiriva. This eMedTV Web page explains what may happen as a result of Adasuve interactions and lists other drugs that may cause complications.
  • Adasuve Overdose
    Symptoms of an Adasuve overdose may include breathing problems, rigid muscles, and fainting. This eMedTV article describes other possible effects and discusses the various treatment options that are available.
  • Adasuve Side Effects
    A few of the most common Adasuve side effects include sedation, a sore throat, and a bad taste in the mouth. This eMedTV article lists other common reactions with this drug and explains which side effects require immediate medical attention.
  • Adasuve Uses
    As this eMedTV segment discusses, Adasuve is used for treating acute agitation in adults who have schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This article describes how the drug works, possible off-label uses, and more.
  • Adasuve Warnings and Precautions
    Before using Adasuve, let your doctor know if you have breathing problems or liver disease. This eMedTV page lists more Adasuve warnings and precautions, such as other conditions to tell your doctor about and people who should avoid the drug.
  • Alcohol and Abilify
    It is generally not recommended that you drink alcohol while on Abilify. This eMedTV page gives an overview of alcohol and Abilify, noting in particular how combining the two can increase the risk of side effects like low blood pressure or drowsiness.
  • Alcohol and Geodon
    It is generally not recommended that you combine alcohol and Geodon. As this eMedTV page explains, consuming alcohol during Geodon treatment can increase the chances and severity of several side effects, including low blood pressure and drowsiness.
  • Alcohol and Seroquel
    Alcohol and Seroquel should generally not be combined. This eMedTV article explains the reasons why -- for example, certain side effects of the drug may be increased -- and the discussion you should have with your doctor before taking them together.
  • Alcohol and Symbyax
    People taking Symbyax are often advised not to combine it with alcohol. This eMedTV Web page gives an overview on alcohol and Symbyax, explaining how combining the two substances can increase the risk of certain side effects.
  • Asenapine
    Asenapine is approved for the treatment of two mental illnesses: bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this prescription medication, with information on dosing, side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Asenapine Dosage
    Certain factors can affect the asenapine dosage your healthcare provider prescribes. This eMedTV article lists these factors, describes general guidelines for when the drug is used to treat two types of mental illness, and offers tips on taking it safely.
  • Asenapine Drug Information
    Asenapine is a drug often used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides some basic information on this prescription medication and includes a link to the complete article for those who want to learn more.
  • Benefits of Abilify
    There are many benefits of Abilify; for example, it can improve schizophrenia and autism symptoms. This eMedTV article outlines other benefits of the medication and explains its effectiveness for bipolar disorder and depression.
  • Benefits of Depakote
    Depakote has been shown to be helpful for people who experience manic episodes with bipolar disorder. This eMedTV page explores other benefits of Depakote, including information on how this drug is also useful for people with seizures or migraines.
  • Benefits of Geodon
    There appear to be many benefits of Geodon. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, Geodon has been shown to be effective for improving schizophrenia symptoms, treating episodes of mania or mixed episodes, and preventing relapses.
  • Benefits of Lithium
    Lithium can be used as a "maintenance treatment" to help prevent episodes of mania or depression. This eMedTV article discusses the other benefits of lithium and explores how the medication may work to control symptoms of bipolar disorder.
  • Benefits of Seroquel
    Studies have shown Seroquel to be effective for improving symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV resource discusses other benefits of Seroquel and provides a link to more information about this antipsychotic medication.
  • Bi Polar
    Bipolar disorder is a type of illness that is also known as manic depression. This eMedTV page briefly describes bipolar disorder, including information on the characteristics of this condition. Bi polar is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bi Polar Disease
    Bipolar disorder is a condition that causes episodes of mania and depression. This eMedTV article offers a brief description of bipolar disorder and explains how it affects a person's life. Bi polar disease is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bi Polar Disorder
    This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of bipolar disorder, a long-term illness that causes episodes of mania and depression. This page also covers possible symptoms of the condition. Bi polar disorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bi Polar In Children
    Bipolar disorder can occur in children and adolescents. This selection of the eMedTV Web library describes how bipolar disorder can affect children differently than adults. Bi polar in children is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder in children.
  • Bi Polar Medication
    Mood-stabilizing medications are typically prescribed to treat bipolar disorder. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at bipolar medications and offers a link to more information. Bi polar medication is a common misspelling of bipolar medications.
  • Bi-Polar Symptoms
    This eMedTV page explains that bipolar disorder can cause a dramatic shift in mood, from overly "high" moods to feelings of worthlessness. This page also lists other symptoms. Bi-polar symptoms is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder symptoms.
  • Biopolar Disorder
    Bipolar disorder affects approximately 1 percent of the population in any given year. This part of the eMedTV library takes a brief look at bipolar disorder, including possible symptoms. Biopolar disorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Biploar
    Bipolar disorder can cause a persistently sad mood and excessive involvement in risky behaviors. This eMedTV Web page explains what this illness is and lists possible symptoms. Biploar is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bipolair
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, bipolar disorder is a long-term illness that affects a person's mood, energy level, and ability to function. This page also offers a link to more information. Bipolair is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bipolar
    Bipolar disorder is a serious brain disease affecting over 2 million American adults. This eMedTV article describes the extreme shifts in mood, energy, and functioning that characterize the disease, and explains why proper treatment is crucial.
  • Bipolar Causes
    Bipolar causes are not linked to one specific origin, but rather to several combined factors. As discussed in this page of the eMedTV archives, genetic factors, in combination with other aspects of a person or the environment, may be bipolar causes.
  • Bipolar Disorder
    Bipolar disorder is characterized by unusual shifts in a person's mood, energy, and ability to function. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this disorder, including detailed information on possible symptoms.
  • Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis
    Symptoms, the course of the illness, and a family history help a doctor make a bipolar disorder diagnosis. This eMedTV Web page explains in more detail how this diagnosis is made and includes testimony from people who have bipolar disorder.
  • Bipolar Disorder in Children
    As this eMedTV article explains, it can be more difficult to handle bipolar disorder in children because they experience more mood swings than adults. However, once the condition is identified and diagnosed, it can be appropriately treated.
  • Bipolar Disorder Information
    Bipolar disorder is characterized by alternating episodes of mania and depression. This portion of the eMedTV site provides some basic information about bipolar disorder, including symptoms of both the manic and depressive cycles.
  • Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
    Bipolar disorder symptoms often shift radically, varying from extreme happiness to depression. This page from the eMedTV Web site describes symptoms of bipolar disorder in more detail, explaining the balance of manic and depressive symptoms.
  • Bipolar Disorder Treatment
    Several bipolar disorder treatment options have been effective in stabilizing the radical mood swings. This eMedTV Web resource offers an in-depth look at how medications and psychosocial remedies can be beneficial treatment options.
  • Bipolar Dissorder
    This eMedTV page explains that bipolar disorder causes cycles of mania and depression, which can recur through the person's lifetime. This page also lists symptoms that may occur. Bipolar dissorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
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