Medication Monday: Pamelor

Another week has come and gone, and it is once again Monday, which means it is time once again for Medication Monday, the weekly series that examines some of the mental health medications available on the market and offers readers a brief introduction to those medications. This week we are talking about the antidepressant Pamelor […]

Medication Monday: Viibryd

This week’s Medication Monday is looking at Viibryd (Vilazodone), which is approved to treat Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Like other antidepressants, there is a danger for those who have bipolar disorder because the medication may cause mania. If you are concerned about possibly suffering from bipolar disorder instead of major depressive disorder, you should consult […]

Medication Monday: Pristiq

You may have lost track of the days during this quarantine, but it is, in fact, Monday once again, which means that it is again time for Medication Monday, the weekly series that offers brief, informative insights into the various mental health medications that are available. This week, we take a look at the antidepressant […]

Medication Monday: Effexor

It is a new year and time for a new installment of Medication Mondays, the series that offers a brief, informative introduction to mental health medications, with the hope of educating and reducing the stigma surrounding the use of mental health medication. As I say every week, this series is not meant as a substitute […]

Medication Monday: Wellbutrin

Today’s Medication Monday takes a look at the antidepressant Wellbutrin (Bupropion).  Unlike some of the other antidepressants that this series has covered, Wellbutrin is chemically distinct from selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), instead belonging to a group of drugs known as aminoketones. However, like SSRIs, Wellbutrin can be used to improve mood, treating both major […]