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Mental health

Mental health is a growing problem in the United States. Learn more about possible lifestyle changes and medications to help with anxiety, depression, and other mental health illnesses.

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Why is Vraylar so expensive?

It’s unfortunate that Americans are paying the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. Vraylar is...

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Why is Vyvanse so expensive?

Americans pay the highest prices in the world for brand-name medications. In 2016, the CDC found that 6.1 million (...

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Switching from Adderall to Concerta

There are many types of ADHD medications that your doctor can prescribe including stimulants, non-stimulants, anti-...

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Vyvanse withdrawal or crash: symptoms, signs, timeline and treatment

Vyvanse is an FDA-approved brand name medication manufactured by Shire PLC containing the active ingredient lisdexa...

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Switching from Adderall to Vyvanse

Patients receiving treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often need to change their medicat...

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Vyvanse and coffee: is mixing them safe?

Vyvanse and coffee are both Central Nervous System stimulants, meaning that they increase mental and physical aler...

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Vraylar side effects and how to avoid them

Vraylar is the brand name of an antipsychotic drug also known as an atypical antipsychotic drug. It is used to trea...

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Latuda side effects and how to avoid them

Latuda is the brand name of an FDA-approved drug to treat mental illness. Latuda can cause adverse reactions. The m...

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Comparing Vyvanse alternatives: which other ADHD medications can I take?

One of the main reasons you may be looking for a Vyvanse alternative is that, like any drug, this medication can co...

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ADD vs ADHD

Have you heard the term ADD used instead of ADHD and has it caused you confusion? That’s because ADD is an outdat...

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Vyvanse side effects and how to avoid them

Vyvanse can cause adverse reactions. The more common side effects tend to be loss of appetite and stomach ache to m...

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What are antidepressants?

Antidepressant drugs commonly treat major depressive disorder and work by adjusting or rebalancing various chemical...

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Vyvanse weight loss and binge eating disorders

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate), is a stimulant medication known mainly for treating attention deficit hypera...

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Vraylar and alcohol: can they be used together?

Alcohol use can make it extremely challenging to control the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Studie...

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Bipolar and alcohol

Bipolar disorder and alcohol abuse unfortunately have a strong link. Studies have shown that people with bipolar di...

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Antidepressants and alcohol: can they be used together?

Taking antidepressants and drinking alcohol together are strongly discouraged by healthcare professionals. Both wor...

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Trintellix and alcohol: can they be used together?

Trintellix is a brand-name drug containing the active drug vortioxetine. It is an FDA-approved prescription medicat...

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ADHD and alcohol

Research has shown there is a powerful link between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), alcohol misuse...

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Concerta and alcohol: can they be used together?

Research has shown there is a powerful link between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), alcohol abuse,...

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How to make Vyvanse last longer

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report described ADHD diagnosis as most prevalent among children aged...

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Latuda and alcohol: can they be used together?

Alcohol use can make it extremely challenging to control the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Studie...

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Viibryd and alcohol: can they be used together?

Viibryd is an FDA-approved antidepressant medication. It contains the active ingredient vilazodone that is classed ...

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Vyvanse and alcohol: can they be used together?

So, you are wondering if it’s safe to take Vyvanse with alcohol? Drinking alcohol with prescription drugs is ...

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US mental health index

Which States are best-equipped to deal with mental illness? Mental illnesses are a collection of disorders with a r...

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