Medication Monday: Geodon

Welcome to yet another installment of Medication Monday, the weekly series that offers a brief informative introduction to the various mental health medications that are currently available. This week we are talking about the atypical antipsychotic Geodon (Ziprasidone). Geodon is used to treat certain behavioral disorders, namely schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Like most mental health […]

Medication Monday: Topamax

It is March. It is Monday. And it is time for another installment of Medication Monday, the weekly series that offers a brief, informative introduction to the various medications available on the market. However, it is not meant as a substitute for medical advice as I am not a substitute for a medical advisor. This […]

Medication Monday: Seroquel

It is hard to believe that this is the last Monday in February. The year seems to be just rolling right along. And since it is Monday, that means it is time again for Medication Monday, the weekly series that offers a brief informative introduction to the various mental health medications currently available. This week […]

Medication Monday: Depakote

The Super Bowl and the NFL season may be over, but Medication Monday, the weekly series that introduces various mental health medications, goes on. This week we are talking about Depakote (Divalproex). This medication is used to treat the manic stage of bipolar depression. It can also be used to treat migraine headaches and seizures. […]

Medication Monday: Risperidone

Another week brings us another installment of Medication Monday, the weekly series that offers a brief introduction to some of the mental health medications out there. This week we are talking about Risperidone, which is the common name of an antipsychotic medication available to treat certain mood and mental health disorders, such as schizophrenia and […]

Medication Monday: Vraylar

It is Monday once again, which means it is time for another installment of Medication Mondays, the series that offers readers a brief, informative introduction to various mental health medications. This series is not meant as a substitute for medical advice, however. Finding the right mental health medication should be done by a medical professional, […]