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Medications

Medication information for mental health professionals

Brand NameGeneric NameUsesRisksSide Effects
Tenex Generic Name: Guanfacine (GWAHN fa seen) - used to treat high blood press - Allergic reactions - Very bad dizziness or passing out - Slow heartbeat - A heartbeat that does not feel normal - Feeling very sleepy - Not able to get or keep an erection - Dizziness - Feeling sleepy - Dry mouth - Feeling tired or weak - Headache - Constipation - Upset stomach - Not able to sleep - Belly pain
CeleXa Generic Name: citalopram (si TAL o pram) - an antidepressant belonging to a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) - Citalopram is used to treat depression - light-headed feeling, - blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain or swelling, or seeing halos around lights; - headache with chest pain and severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats; - severe nervous system reaction - high levels of serotonin in the body -low levels of sodium in the body - problems with memory or concentration - headache, drowsiness - dry mouth, increased sweating - numbness or tingling - increased appetite, nausea, diarrhea, gas - fast heartbeats, feeling shaky - sleep problems (insomnia), feeling tired - cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat - changes in weight; or difficulty having an orgasm
Lexapro Generic Name: escitalopram (EE sye TAL o pram)
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Vyvanse Generic Name: lisdexamfetamine (lis dex am FET a meen) - CNS stimulant - affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control - approved for ADHD in adults and in children at least 6 yr old - used to treat binge eating disorder in adults - may be habit-forming, this medicine is a drug of abuse - may cause new or worsening psychosis (unusual thoughts or behavior), especially if you have a history of depression, mental illness, or bipolar disorder - Get emergency help if you have signs of allergic reaction Call your doctor at once if you have: - signs of heart problems - signs of psychosis - signs of circulation problems
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