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Lexapro Shown To Be Effective For Anxiety In Older Adults

Older adults with generalized anxiety disorder treated with the antidepressant Lexapro showed significant improvement in symptoms, a new study reports. Read on..Antidepressant Eases Anxiety in Older…

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Newer Antidepressants Reduce Adult Suicide Risk

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) including such widely used antidepressants as Celexa, Paxil, Prozac and Zoloft may significantly reduce the risk of attempted or completed suicide in depressed adults, according to a review of eight large-scale observational studies. Read on..SSRI antidepressants may lower adult suicide…

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Some New Antidepressants May Be Better Than Others

In the analysis of 12 different drugs, two came out on top as the most effective and best tolerated as first-line treatments: sertraline (Zoloft) and escitalopram (Lexapro). Read on…Zoloft, Lexapro Best New…

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Weight Loss Pills Work Best With Counselling

Weight loss medications like Reductil and Xenical won’t do all the work for you and you’ll need to change your lifestyle too but they can help you to achieve this if you take good advice from those who know what they are talking about. Read on..Reductil Works Better With Advice And…

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Propecia Recommended To Prevent Prostate Cancer

Healthy men who are screened regularly and have no symptoms of prostate cancer should discuss with a doctor the possibility of taking a finasteride pill (sold as Propecia and Proscar) daily to try to ward off prostate cancer. Read on..Experts promote baldness drug for prostate…

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Cymbalta Effective In Fibromyalgia

Data presented at the American Academy of Pain Medicine 25th Annual Meeting show that Cymbalta (duloxetine) maintains safety and effectiveness as a treatment for fibromyalgia for at least 1 year. Read on..Cymbalta Shows Long-Term Safety & Effectiveness for…

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Lowering Your Cholesterol Could Reduce Your Cancer Risk

To examine the role of high cholesterol in prostate cancer, Dr. Keith Solomon and colleagues fed mice a high fat/high cholesterol “Western” diet. They found that high cholesterol levels promoted tumor growth and that Ezetimibe (Zetia), which blocks the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine, could prevent this increased tumor growth. Read on..Lowering Your Cholesterol…

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Overuse Of Painkillers Can Cause Headaches

Prescription drugs may cause overuse complications. That includes those such as Imitrex and Maxalt that are designed for migraine headaches. Read on..Overuse of pain relievers might create a bigger…

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The Link Between Depression And Pain

Tricyclic anti-depressants such as Elavil, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Prozac or Lexapro, and especially serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) such as Effexor or Cymbalta, which are dual-acting antidepressants that can increase both serotonin and norepinephrine, have proven capable of decreasing pain while treating both depression and chronic pain. Because pain can…

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Once Daily Cialis Approved

Cialis, in a lower dose form, has been approved for long-term daily use for erectile dysfunction (ED). Read on..Once-daily Cialis makes any time the right…

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