Tag Archive for antidepressants

Druglink news item 2002 – Prozac addiction warning

The makers of a leading antidepressant of the Prozac type (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRIs) have been forced to issue a new warning acknowledging that some patients may become dependent and duffer side effects on withdrawal. Prozac addiction warning…

The depressing truth about antidepressants

By Harry Shapiro The brain has a whole fleet of chemical couriers called neurotransmitters (NTs) which it uses to send messages to different parts of the body. They are released across a synaptic gap to engage with receptors on the…

Antidepressants

What are antidepressants? Antidepressants are drugs prescribed by doctors to treat depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and/or obsessive compulsive disorder. Antidepressants appear to work by increasing the amounts of certain chemicals (neurotransmitters) such as serotonin and noradrenaline in the brain.…

AMT

Alpha, alpha-meth, Alpha-methyltryptamine, freebase, Indopan What is AMT? Alpha-methyltryptamine (aMT/AMT) is a long acting synthetic hallucinogen with stimulant properties. It usually comes as an off white or yellowish/orange powder which can be either clumpy or fine. It is also found…