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It found antidepressant and anti-anxiety drug use alone cost the health service over pounds 1bn in total since the start of the economic downturn in 2007.
In their research published at the German Biological Chemistry Magazine, the scientists stressed that the sedative, hypnotic and anti-anxiety drugs are the most used drugs in the psychological therapy, but the difference between the sedative and the hypnotic drugs is only the dose.
From Miltown to Xanax, Valium to Paxil, Andrea Tone's extensively researched book on the history of anti-anxiety drugs delves into the rise, fall and rise again of tranquilizers inside the complex sociohistorical context of the second half of the 20th century.
Over the course of the past 20 years, she had also suffered extremely severe stresses in her life and was additionally medicated with a number of anti-depressants as well as anti-anxiety drugs.
A batch of the class A drug, thought to be from London, is cut with anti-anxiety drugs and caffeine - a lethal combination.
At the time of the stabbing, he was taking two anti-psychotic medications and two other anti-anxiety drugs, Northway wrote.
It said Smith, who died last month at age 39, had been taking a variety of pain killers and anti-anxiety drugs.
The list of drugs that were found to interact with grapefruit also contains some medications prescribed for hypertension, some psychotropic medications (for a mental disorder), some antihistamines, some epilepsy, AIDS and heart drugs, as well as some sleeping pills and anti-anxiety drugs.
Some travelers are turning to prescription anti-anxiety drugs such as Xanax and Valium to ease the stress of flying.
Antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs may also be beneficial.
Intended for social workers who want to understand the drugs prescribed to their clients, this text describes the central nervous system, the basic principles of pharmacology, and the specific disorders treated by antipsychotics, antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety drugs, and psychostimulants.
Per prescription payment for anti-anxiety drugs was lowest for children at $16 and highest for the disabled at $32.
Prescription drug therapy, including anti-anxiety drugs like Xanax, antidepressants like nortriptyline, antihistamines, anticonvulsants, and anesthetics like lidocaine.
Medications for individuals with autism range from tranquilizers, anti-depressants, anti-anxiety drugs, and stimulants to anti-convulsants (Heflin & Simpson, 1998).
Newly disclosed medical files from the last eight years of Kennedy's life, including X-rays and prescription records, show he took painkillers, anti-anxiety drugs, stimulants and sleeping pills, as well as hormones to keep him alive.