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Everything You Need to Know About Crazy Talk

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Site News: Unfair and Unbalanced

What's new on the site. C.f. What's New at Crazymeds.

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Problems with, Questions about Using this Site: How Do I Do That?

How to use this site's software and to report any bugs and technical weirdness you might find.

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Site Suggestions: This Site Sucks Donkey Dong!

Your place to make suggestions.

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Introduce Yourself Here - Name, Rank, Serial Number

Who are you? Why the hell are you here? Does your mom dress you like that?

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Test Posts - Check, check, 1,2,3. Is this thing on?

Test to see if anything is working for you. We have a whole bunch of new bells & whistles, so this is the place to try them out!

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Treatment Options for Bipolar Disorder: The Spirit Levels of Your Mind

Which medication or combinations of medications to deal with your particular flavor of bipolar disorder

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Questions About Bipolar Disorder: When Does the Roller Coaster Ride End?

Questions about bipolar disorder itself.

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Talk Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: Just Don't Tell Us About Your Parents!

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Treatment Options for Anxiety: I'm Afraid to Take that Pill!

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Treatment Options - the Fat, the Stupid, and the Itchy

Medication-based treatment options for epilepsy, migraines, sleep disorders, neuropathy, etc.

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Questions About Epilepsy, Migraines, Sleep Disorders, and Misc. Neurological Weirdness

Questions about the nature of epilepsy, migraines, sleep disorders, neuropathy, etc.

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Other Neuro Treatments: The Brain Electric and the Brain Dissected

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Women's Co-existing Conditions - Female Trouble

Meds messing with menstruation, pregnancy and all those pills, etc.

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ADD/ADHD doesn't go away when people grow up.

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Schizophrenia & Other Psychoses: Messages from the Zernox Galaxies

Treatment options for psychotic spectrum conditions.

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Other Conditions

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Medication Costs, Insurance, Disability & Assorted Issues - It Costs How Much?

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Brand vs. Generic

Questions, experiences, news, and the like in the ongoing smack-down of brand-name meds vs. generic drugs. See the page on the differences between generic and branded meds for more information.

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Other Common Stuff

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Basic Information About All Antidepressants

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Wellbutrin (bupropion)

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Effexor (venlafaxine) and Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

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Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) and Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide)

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Remeron (mirtazapine)

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Cymbalta (duloxetine)

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Tricyclic & Tetracyclic Antidepressants (TCAs)

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Prozac (fluoxetine)

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Emsam and other MAOIs

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trazodone & nefazodone

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Paxil (paroxetine)

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Strattera (atomoxetine) and Edronax (reboxetine)

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Luvox (fluvoxamine)

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Viibryd (vilazodone HCl)

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Symbyax (olazapine and fluoxetine)

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Other Antidepressants

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Hypnotics and Other Sleep Medications

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BuSpar (buspirone)

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Alpha, Beta, Calcium? - Betablockers etc.

Drugs to treat blood pressure and cardiac arrhythmia problems. Beta blockers like propranolol, calcium channel blockers like verapamil, and rarely-used (as crazy meds) alpha blockers like Flomax (tamsulosin).

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Thyroid meds: T minus 4...3...

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Dopamine Agonists

Parkinson's & RLS meds like Mirapex (pramipexole) and Requip (ropinirole).

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Other Medications

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Talk Therapy: Shut Up Already

Talk therapy as a treatment option.

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ECT, VNS, TMS: The Brain Electric

Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT), Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), deep brain and other electrical stimulation, brain surgery and other radical treatments.

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Drug-Drug Interactions: Cocktails & Combos

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Miscellaneous Major Medical Melange

Stuff about meds, conditions, doctors, etc. that don't really fit anywhere else.

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Small Talk

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News of the Weird, er, World

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Media Matters: Books, TV, Music, Movies, Games and Other Distractions

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How Meds Work: Antagonist? I sorta remember that from lit class...

Got questions about how all of the meds we discuss on this site work in your brain? Look it up on the drug pages! OK, not all of the pages have that section, plus that part is far from the easiest to understand.

Recent stuff we've dug up regarding methods of action (pharmacodynamics) when putting people under knife and giving rats brain scans, or is it the other way around?

N.b. this isn't the place to ask about which drug is best for your specific condition. This board is all about what the drugs do in general.

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Know Your Neurotransmitters

For discussion of serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine, GABA, MAO and anything I may have omitted. What they do and why you may need to adjust them one way or another. Plus all of the various receptors.

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Neuroanatomy: Grey Matter's Anatomy

For discussion about how the brain is constructed. What all the various parts do, and what's up with those voltage channels. As we're all about diversity at Crazy Meds, discussion about white matter is not only acceptable but encouraged.

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Genetic Factors: Blame Your Parents!

For discussions of the genetic factors involved in, and the latest genetic research about the various conditions we deal with.

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