Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Booklet

Psychiatric Drug Side Effects : Download the Booklet

Warning: No one should attempt to get off of psychiatric drugs without doctor supervision.

the_side_effects_of_common_psychiatric_drugsThe brochure includes alphabetized lists of documented side effects, a list of general warnings and studies issued on the various classes of psychiatric drugs, and specific warnings on specific brand name drugs.

  • Including: Psychostimulants (such as Ritalin, Adderall, Concerta, Dexedrine…)
  • Newer Antidepressants (such as Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Wellbutrin…)
  • Older Antidepressants (such as Elavil, Anafranil, Remeron…)
  • Newer Antipsychotic drugs, (such as Risperdal, Abilify, Zyprexa…)
  • Older Antipsychotic drugs (such as Compazine, Haldol, Proloxin…)
  • Anti-anxiety drugs, (such as Ambien, Ativan, Halcion, Klonooin, Xanax…)
  • Lithium
  • Barbiturates (such as Amytal, Butisol, Nembutal…)

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  • Side effects of psychiatric drugs can persist for months, if not years, after stopping them. Click here to learn more
  • You can find more details on the side effects of psychiatric drugs in the Psychiatric Side Effects Search Engine
  • To specifically search for international studies and warnings on psychiatric drugs see this page Drug Warnings

  • Caution: No one should stop taking any psychiatric drug without the advice and assistance of a competent medical doctor. The information on this website is not medical advice and should not be considered as medical advice. Competent medical advice should always be sought.