17 U.S. Code § 107 - Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use
Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include—
(1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes [all mirrored content falls under this clause, any ads present are mirrored from the original site, mirrored content earns me no revenue whatsoever];
(2) the nature of the copyrighted work [this is a unique resource for the mentally ill, and preservation of it can be argued to be incredibly important];
(3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and
(4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work. [absolutely none whatsoever, as the original work no longer exists anywhere else (outside of whatever bits and pieces archive.org managed to capture) - the original site was intermittantly completely unavailable for a extended period of time before its SSL certificate expired (and was never renewed), and eventually the site went offline for good, then finally the DNS records were removed at some point prior to May 2018, so at this point it is well beyond the 'dead and rotting' stage]
The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.

This domain is not controlled by Jerod Poore, and I will NOT continue redirecting traffic from this domain to crazymeds.us [as I formerly did] while Jerod continues with his immature temper tantrum over adblock or continues to fail to maintain his site, fucking over his entire community and countless visitors in the process. [belated clarification: with specific regards to the adblock drama I was referring to Poore at one point replacing his entire site with a single page complaining about the amount of revenue lost to users with ad blocking active, which is something that I took extreme exception to because this affected ALL visitors to the site regardless of if or if not they were actually using ad blocking]
This mirror is unfortunately incomplete (and very slightly outdated), as /CrazyTalk/ was not included when I scraped the site (it was far too large to scrape given the site's extremely poor performance, my wish to avoid worsening the poor performance further, and other factors). If you're looking for a replacement forum, I suggest visiting https://www.crazyboards.org/forums/. There are issues with many of the mirrored pages, I am working on identifying and fixing them, but I do not have the time to address every single issue at this moment (although by now the majority of these issues have been resolved). Dynamic content is obviously completely broken (this is beyond my control), and the loss of /CrazyTalk/ is quite bad given how much good user-generated info was on there, but you have Jerod to "thank" for that. Maybe I'll bring it back online at some point, but it wouldn't be the same as before. For now, I suggest visiting CrazyBoards instead.
Note (Oct 9 2018): Infrequent additional updates regarding the status of this site will be posted on https://info.crazymeds.net


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Traffic is back to what it used to be. Revenue still sucks ass, as ad blocking software is killing this site.

Unless that changes for the better, and a lot better, expect Crazymeds to go away some time around late May / early June 2016. Enjoy it while you can.

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Site revenue currently down to between $10 and $20 a day. That should give everyone an idea of how much I depend on Google to bring people to the wiki, so it can make enough money to keep the entire site on the air. As well as pay for my luxurious lifestyle of food and meds. Although even with normal traffic I’m lucky to make more than $30 dollars a day. Ad blocking software is killing this site.

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We don’t exist in Google, which means traffic has plummeted from 13,000 to 3,000 people a day. I’ve managed to track down a couple problems Google’s bots have developed. The automatic glossary feature is now gone, as are detailed reviews for meds. I don’t know if either of those will return or not.

Site revenue currently down to between $10 and $20 a day. That should give everyone an idea of how much I depend on Google to bring people to the wiki, so it can make enough money to keep the entire site on the air. As well as pay for my luxurious lifestyle of food and meds.

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Welcome to Crazymeds, where we try to explain more about psychiatric and neurological medications than the WebMD family2 and any other site that offers “FDA-approved” information. Instead of reformatted for a more advertising-rich experience3, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the same medication guides and prescribing information / package inserts (PI) that often are supposed to come with your meds4, Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological conditions you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, ones that are really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like:

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Welcome to Crazymeds

At Crazymeds we make psychiatric and neurological conditions (AKA brain cooties) our bitches with evidence-based medicine and a healthy dose of gallows humor. We try to explain more about psychiatric and neurological medications than the WebMD family2 and any other site that offers “FDA-approved” information. Instead of what they give you - reformatted for a more advertising-rich experience3, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the same medication guides and prescribing information / package inserts (PI) that often are supposed to come with your meds4 - Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever brain cooties you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, information that is really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like:

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As the only serious offers I’ve received can’t meet the price I need, Crazymeds is off the market for now. I’ll have to find some other way to raise the money to move, preferably before a seizure-induced accident kills me.

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Welcome to Crazymeds, where we try to explain more about psychiatric and neurological medications than the WebMD family2 and any other site that offers “FDA-approved” information. Instead of reformatted, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the same patient information literature (PIL) and prescribing information / package inserts (PI) that often are supposed to come with your meds4, Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological conditions you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, ones that are really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like:

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Too many of us are overwhelmed by our lives in general, and not just our medical conditions. We often get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable and/or cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad,” but you get the idea. We need answers to questions that we probably don’t get a chance to ask, such as:

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1 Or whatever color "sucks donkey dong" and "antagonist" appeared to be in the exemplar sentence. But not here, because footnotes don't count. I did not take into account red-green colorblindness when I picked green as the optimal color for the default color scheme. Anyone who is completely colorblind and spends a lot of time on teh interwebs probably has no idea how fortunate they are.
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2 Warning: Footnote '#webmdsites' referenced but not defined.

3 Like I should give them shit about ad-rich environments.

4 If you didn't get that information with your meds, we have it. You can also get it from the drug's official website - which we link to - the U.S. National Institutes of Health's collection of medication guides at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html , and their direct-from-the-FDA package inserts (AKA "FDA-approved information") at http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/about.cfm . All on one page without any ads.
At least Drugs.com, while they get a most of their content about individual drugs from the PIs and medication guides, also gets and presents info from other sources. Eventually they put up stuff we've had since 2004, like trade names and availability outside of the US, and popular off-label uses. Like most sites they had drug ratings long before I did. They also have the best drug-whatever interaction checker since AIDSmeds took theirs off the air, and generally the best pill identifier I've seen. And they go overboard with a lot of their HONcode requirements like I do. If you can't find what you're looking for here, go there.

5 Or legitimate non-drug therapies such as the vagal nerve stimulator (VNS) or transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).

6 Although sometimes the latest and most profitable drug is the one you need, and it can be a fight with the insurance company to pay for it. And sometimes something old a cheap will work best for you, and not the new and shiny med your doctor suggests because the pharm rep just left a cabinet full of samples.


Finding the Treatment Options that Suck Less by Jerod Poore is copyright © 2010 Jerod Poore

Last modified on Sunday, 13 December, 2015 at 13:36:29 by JerodPoorePage Author: Jerod PooreDate created: 15 September 2010

All drug names are the trademarks of someone else. Look on the appropriate PI sheets or ask Google who the owners are. The way pharmaceutical companies buy each other and swap products like Monopoly™ real estate, the ownership of any trademarks may have changed without my noticing.


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The {Whatever Your Co-Pay Is} Dollar Questions

Too many of us are overwhelmed by our lives in general, and not just our medical conditions. We often get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable and/or cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad,” but you get the idea. We need answers to questions that we probably don’t get a chance to ask, such as: 7 (:if2 equal {$?section} "full" :)


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1 Or whatever color "sucks donkey dong" and "antagonist" appeared to be in the exemplar sentence. But not here, because footnotes don't count. I did not take into account red-green colorblindness when I picked green as the optimal color for the default color scheme. Anyone who is completely colorblind and spends a lot of time on teh interwebs probably has no idea how fortunate they are.
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3 Like I should give them shit about ad-rich environments.

4 If you didn't get that information with your meds, we have it. You can also get it from the drug's official website - which we link to - the U.S. National Institutes of Health's collection of medication guides at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html , and their direct-from-the-FDA package inserts (AKA "FDA-approved information") at http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/about.cfm . All on one page without any ads.
At least Drugs.com, while they get a most of their content about individual drugs from the PIs and medication guides, also gets and presents info from other sources. Eventually they put up stuff we've had since 2004, like trade names and availability outside of the US, and popular off-label uses. Like most sites they had drug ratings long before I did. They also have the best drug-whatever interaction checker since AIDSmeds took theirs off the air, and generally the best pill identifier I've seen. And they go overboard with a lot of their HONcode requirements like I do. If you can't find what you're looking for here, go there.

5 Or legitimate non-drug therapies such as the vagal nerve stimulator (VNS) or transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).

6 Although sometimes the latest and most profitable drug is the one you need, and it can be a fight with the insurance company to pay for it. And sometimes something old a cheap will work best for you, and not the new and shiny med your doctor suggests because the pharm rep just left a cabinet full of samples.

7 Note how I've emphasized the word ADULT. Crazymeds deals with adults. Other than listing a medication's pediatric approvals, warnings about not prescribing a med to kids, and reminding some people how lucky they are to not have children with specific forms of neurological or psychiatric disorders, we don't deal with children. We especially do not deal with kids on the Crazy Talk forum. Parents: you'll need to go elsewhere. I don't have the emotional stamina to help you.


Finding the Treatment Options that Suck Less by Jerod Poore is copyright © 2010 Jerod Poore

Last modified on Sunday, 13 December, 2015 at 13:36:29 by JerodPoorePage Author: Jerod PooreDate created: 15 September 2010

All drug names are the trademarks of someone else. Look on the appropriate PI sheets or ask Google who the owners are. The way pharmaceutical companies buy each other and swap products like Monopoly™ real estate, the ownership of any trademarks may have changed without my noticing.


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In the meantime I’m reformatting pages to make the site less mobile-hostile, as most visitors are using smartphones and other mobile devices. As I do all the work on a 23-inch monitor, and have a Samsung Strives-to-be-smart phone for testing, I have no real idea what this site looks like for most of the people who see it.

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Crazymeds is for sale. The domains, the wiki, the forum, everything.

My health has gone seriously sideways and I am forced to return to an urban environment (first choice: Seattle area8). Topamax has suddenly pooped-out as far as my epilepsy is concerned9. When (and if) I find another AED to get the seizures back under control, there’s no guarantee for full control of the symptoms, and tachyphylaxis (poop-out) is to be expected. As it is now it’s becoming increasingly dangerous for me to drive, cook, and deal with other stuff, so I can’t live 15 miles from a grocery store and a pharmacy, 75 miles from a shrink, and 125 miles from a neurologist with EEG equipment that works consistently.

Interested parties should see the recently updated stats page and, if you think you can make a go of it, the contact page for information on reaching me.

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As the only serious offers I’ve received can’t meet the price I need, Crazymeds is off the market for now. I’ll have to find some other way to raise the money to move, preferably before a seizure-induced accident kills me.

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You don’t think it’s that bad? That’s because you’re reading this site, which is on the Internet. Which means you have access to the resources needed to read it. Have you ever been homeless and crazy? I have. Twice. Have you ever been in the lock ward of a psychiatric hospital? I have. Before Medicare Part D-for-Defraud existed, which was also when all the meds I took were available only as brand, I ran up so much credit-card debt paying for them I had to sell my house. But I was lucky, because:

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You don’t think it’s that bad? That’s because you’re reading this site, which is on the Internet. Which means you have access to the resources needed to read it. Have you ever been homeless and crazy? I have. Twice. Have you ever been in a locked ward of a psychiatric hospital? I have. Before Medicare Part D-for-Defraud existed, which was also when all the meds I took were available only as brand, I ran up so much credit card debt paying for them I had to sell my house. But I was lucky, because:

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My health has gone seriously sideways and I am forced to return to an urban environment (first choice: Seattle area8). Topamax has suddenly pooped-out as far as my epilepsy is concerned9. When (and if) I find another AED to get the seizures back under control, there’s no guarantee for full control of the symptoms, and tachyphylaxis (poop-out) is to be expected. As it is now it’s becoming increasingly dangerous for me to drive, cook, and deal with other stuff, so I can’t live 15 miles from a grocery store and a pharmacy, 75 miles from a shrink, and 125 miles from a neurologist with EEG equipment that works consistently.

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My health has gone seriously sideways and I am forced to return to an urban environment (first choice: Seattle area8). Topamax has suddenly pooped-out as far as my epilepsy is concerned9. When (and if) I find another AED to get the seizures back under control, there’s no guarantee for full control of the symptoms, and tachyphylaxis (poop-out) is to be expected. As it is now it’s becoming increasingly dangerous for me to drive, cook, and deal with other stuff, so I can’t live 15 miles from a grocery store and a pharmacy, 75 miles from a shrink, and 125 miles from a neurologist with EEG equipment that works consistently.

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The rebuild is 95% complete. I’ve reopened the forum. It will be slow going until morning, but better than nothing, right?

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Some bug in the forum software has allowed people to log onto the forum and read it while it was offline COMPLETELY DEFEATING THE PURPOSE OF TAKING IT OFFLINE TO SPEEDUP THE REBUILD!!!! THANKS LOADS, EVERYONE!!!

I’ve had to put in a hard restriction of the forum to my IP address. Hence the 403 forbidden message.

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The rebuild is 95% complete. I’ve reopened the forum. It will be slow going until morning, but better than nothing, right?

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Expect response time to be slow as shit for at least another day. See all social media for details.

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Some bug in the forum software has allowed people to log onto the forum and read it while it was offline COMPLETELY DEFEATING THE PURPOSE OF TAKING IT OFFLINE TO SPEEDUP THE REBUILD!!!! THANKS LOADS, EVERYONE!!!

I’ve had to put in a hard restriction of the forum to my IP address. Hence the 403 forbidden message.

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Anything highlighted in green1 without an underline, like brain cooties and antagonist, is a glossary term. Just hover your mouse pointer over it for a definition. If it is in orange/peach and has a double underline it’s an ad. See our Advertising Policy & Revenue Sources Page for details. Click on the glossary term to follow any links to a longer definition or explanatory page. The list of defined terms, abbreviations, etc. continues to grow. Click on an ad to … who the hell knows these days. Blue is a traditional link, whatever pops up if you hover over it will tell you if it’s internal or external. Or not.

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Anything highlighted in green1 without an underline, like brain cooties and antagonist, is a glossary term. Just hover your mouse pointer over it for a definition. If it is in orange/peach and has a double underline it’s an ad. See our Advertising Policy & Revenue Sources Page for details. Click on the glossary term to follow any links to a longer definition or explanatory page. The list of defined terms, abbreviations, etc. continues to grow. Click on an ad to … who the hell knows these days. Blue is a traditional link, whatever pops up if you hover over it will tell you if it’s internal or external. Or not.

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[^##green Or whatever color “brain cooties” and “antagonist” appeared to be in the exemplar sentence. But not here, because footnotes don’t count. I did not take into account red-green colorblindness when I picked green as the optimal color for the default color scheme. Anyone who is completely colorblind and spends a lot of time on teh interwebs probably has no idea how fortunate they are. Some browsers will let you click on links to longer definitions. Some won’t (I’m looking at you, Chrome). Some won’t even take you to the definition, but just drop you at the top of the glossary file (I’m still looking at you, Chrome).
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Anything highlighted in green1 without an underline, like brain cooties and antagonist, is a glossary term. Just hover your mouse pointer over it for a definition. If it has a double underline it’s an ad. See our Advertising Policy & Revenue Sources Page for details. Click on the glossary term to follow any links to a longer definition or explanatory page. The list of defined terms, abbreviations, etc. continues to grow. Click on an ad to … who the hell knows these days. [^##green Or whatever color “brain cooties” and “antagonist” appeared to be in the exemplar sentence. But not here, because footnotes don’t count. I did not take into account red-green colorblindness when I picked green as the optimal color for the default color scheme. Anyone who is completely colorblind and spends a lot of time on teh interwebs probably has no idea how fortunate they are. Some browsers will let you click on links to longer definitions. Some won’t (I’m looking at you, Chrome). Some won’t even take you to the definition, but just drop you at the top of the glossary file (I’m still looking at you, Chrome).
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My health has gone seriously sideways and I am forced to return to an urban environment (first choice: Seattle area8). Topamax has suddenly pooped-out as far as my epilepsy is concerned, but that is the nature of the type of epilepsy I have, and not Topamax’s fault. It still works great as an add-on for my bipolar. When (and if) I find another AED to get the seizures back under control, there’s no guarantee for full control of the symptoms, and tachyphylaxis (poop-out) is to be expected. As it is now it’s becoming increasingly dangerous for me to drive, cook, and deal with other stuff, so I can’t live 15 miles from a grocery store, 75 miles from a shrink, and 125 miles from a neurologist with an EEG that consistently works.

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My health has gone seriously sideways and I am forced to return to an urban environment (first choice: Seattle area8). Topamax has suddenly pooped-out as far as my epilepsy is concerned9. When (and if) I find another AED to get the seizures back under control, there’s no guarantee for full control of the symptoms, and tachyphylaxis (poop-out) is to be expected. As it is now it’s becoming increasingly dangerous for me to drive, cook, and deal with other stuff, so I can’t live 15 miles from a grocery store and a pharmacy, 75 miles from a shrink, and 125 miles from a neurologist with EEG equipment that works consistently.

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Breaking News!

Crazymeds is for sale. The domains, the wiki, the forum, everything.

My health has gone seriously sideways and I am forced to return to an urban environment (first choice: Seattle area8). Topamax has suddenly pooped-out as far as my epilepsy is concerned, but that is the nature of the type of epilepsy I have, and not Topamax’s fault. It still works great as an add-on for my bipolar. When (and if) I find another AED to get the seizures back under control, there’s no guarantee for full control of the symptoms, and tachyphylaxis (poop-out) is to be expected. As it is now it’s becoming increasingly dangerous for me to drive, cook, and deal with other stuff, so I can’t live 15 miles from a grocery store, 75 miles from a shrink, and 125 miles from a neurologist with an EEG that consistently works.

Interested parties should see the recently updated stats page and, if you think you can make a go of it, the contact page for information on reaching me.

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Wellbutrin (bupropion) is not only the least likely cause that sort of problem, it can even help if your libido isn’t all that you think it’s supposed to be in the first place. SSRIs in general, and Paxil in particular, are what you need to avoid if you’ve had problems in that area. SNRIs like Pristiq and Cymbalta can be just as bad for men, and almost as bad for women.

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Wellbutrin (bupropion) is not only the least likely cause that sort of problem, it can even help if your libido isn’t all that you think it’s supposed to be in the first place. But you don’t want to take it if anxiety is part of the problem. SSRIs in general, and Paxil in particular, are what you want to avoid if you’ve had problems in that area, but are the best meds to treat the depression & anxiety combination. SNRIs like Pristiq and Cymbalta can be just as bad for men, and almost as bad for women when it comes to killing libido, but really great when it comes to making depression go away. And for some women they can also help with their sexual response.

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Q Which antidepressant will give me a libido-ectomy?

Paxil (paroxetine). SSRIs in general can do that, but Paxil is the most likely to do it and the effects are the worst.

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Q Which antidepressant won’t give me a libido-ectomy?

Wellbutrin (bupropion) is not only the least likely cause that sort of problem, it can even help if your libido isn’t all that you think it’s supposed to be in the first place. SSRIs in general, and Paxil in particular, are what you need to avoid if you’ve had problems in that area. SNRIs like Pristiq and Cymbalta can be just as bad for men, and almost as bad for women.

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Really. Keppra can help chemo kill cancer. These meds are a lot better for you than most people think.

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We recognize that there are legitimate, and highly successful ways to treat serious neurological and psychiatric conditions that don’t involve medication. Lifestyle changes can do wonders for preventing migraines. Talk therapy is one of the best ways to handle depression, PTSD, and other conditions. Specific types of prescription iron supplements are all some people need for restless leg syndrome (RLS). These and other non-medication, but still non-placebo treatments, are all a lot of people need. If you think they might work for you, that’s great. Crazymeds is by and for people whose conditions respond only, or primarily to prescription medications.

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We deal with the cerebral equivalent of broken legs. Physical conditions, not purely psychological ones, that are treated with physical methods: drugs, surgery, or electromagnetism.

We recognize that there are legitimate, and highly successful ways to treat serious neurological and psychiatric conditions that don’t involve medication. Lifestyle changes can do wonders for preventing migraines. Talk therapy is one of the best ways to handle depression. Specific types of prescription iron supplements are all some people need for restless leg syndrome (RLS). These and other non-medication, but still non-placebo treatments are all a lot of people need. If you think they might work for you, that’s great. Crazymeds is by and for people whose conditions respond only, or primarily to prescription medications.

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We deal with the cerebral equivalent of broken legs: physical conditions, not purely psychological ones10, that are treated with physical methods: drugs, surgery, or, as much as this sounds like a quack “cure,” electromagnetism.

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Welcome to Crazymeds, where we explain more about psychiatric medications and neurological medications than WebMD, all the sites they own2, and any site that offers “FDA-approved” information will. They claim you can “educate yourself” and “learn” about meds with little more than reformatted, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the same patient information literature (PIL) and prescribing information / package inserts11 (PI) that often are supposed to come with your meds. You can also get that exact same info from the drug’s official website, the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s collection of patient information literature and their direct-from-the-FDA package inserts.

Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological conditions you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, ones that are really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like:

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Hey, How’ya Doing?

Welcome to Crazymeds, where we try to explain more about psychiatric and neurological medications than the WebMD family2 and any other site that offers “FDA-approved” information. Instead of reformatted, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the same patient information literature (PIL) and prescribing information / package inserts (PI) that often are supposed to come with your meds4, Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological conditions you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, ones that are really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like: (:include Merch/MugsSquare:)

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You Can Find What You’re Looking For!

If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by names and class/category. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med in every country in which each is available. We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships:

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Does that matter if you kill yourself next week? Once you calm the hell down you and your doctor can figure out the best long-term solution.

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Welcome to Crazymeds, where we explain more about psychiatric medications and neurological medications than WebMD, all the sites they own2, and any site that offers “FDA-approved” information will. They claim you “learn” and “educate yourself” about meds with little more than reformatted, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the same patient information literature (PIL) and prescribing information / package inserts11 (PI) that often come with your meds. You can also get that exact same info from the drug’s official website, the U.S. National Institutes of Health collection of patient information literature and their direct-from-the-FDA package inserts. Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological conditions you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, ones that are really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like:

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Welcome to Crazymeds, where we explain more about psychiatric medications and neurological medications than WebMD, all the sites they own2, and any site that offers “FDA-approved” information will. They claim you can “educate yourself” and “learn” about meds with little more than reformatted, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the same patient information literature (PIL) and prescribing information / package inserts11 (PI) that often are supposed to come with your meds. You can also get that exact same info from the drug’s official website, the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s collection of patient information literature and their direct-from-the-FDA package inserts.

Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological conditions you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, ones that are really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like:

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    • Give me a libidoectomy? Paxil
    • Make me eat everything in sight? Remeron
    • Make me forget what … what was … ? Topamax
    • Make the crazy stop right the hell now so I don’t hurt myself or anyone else? Zyprexa
    • Make the brain cancer seizures go away, and maybe, you know, if it’s not too hard, make the brain cancer go away too? Keppra

Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable and/or cheapest ones6.

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Too many of us are overwhelmed by our lives in general, and not just our medical conditions. We often get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable and/or cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad,” but you get the idea. We need answers to questions that we probably don’t get a chance to ask, such as:

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Q Which antidepressant will give me a libido-ectomy?

Paxil (paroxetine). SSRIs in general can do that, but Paxil is the most likely to do it and the effects are the worst.

Q Aren’t there a bunch of meds that make you eat everything in sight?

Yes. Zyprexa (olanzapine), Seroquel (quetiapine), and Remeron (mirtazapine) are the worst. With Remeron you’ll want to eat anything that looks, smells, or sounds like the name for a doughnut.

Q There are some that make you forget what … what was … ?

You’re already taking Topamax (topiramate), aren’t you?

Q Yeah, that’s the one. Hey! How did you know I was taking Topamax?

Because sometimes I forget why I cake Topamax.

Q What will make The Crazy stop right the hell now so I don’t hurt myself or anyone else?

Zyprexa (olanzapine), maybe Depakote (divalproex sodium). Maybe both if you’re so manic you think you’re Jesus and have already written a 200-page book outlining your plan for the New Millennium.

Q Don’t those make you fat?

Does that matter if you kill yourself next week? Once you calm the hell down you can figure out the best long-term solution.

Q Is there an AED that will make the brain cancer seizures go away, and maybe, you know, if it’s not too hard, make the brain cancer go away too?

Keppra (levetiracetam)

Q Really? I was just kidding about the brain cancer.

Really. Keppra can help chemo kill cancer.


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  • Anxiolytics - in English: drugs to treat anxiety and the alphabet soup of anxiety spectrum disorders like GAD, PTSD and OCD. These are mostly SSRIs like Lexapro, as well as benzodiazepines and a few specifically non-benzodiazepine anxiolytic drugs like BuSpar.
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  1. I sold it in 2004, so I got out of the real estate pyramid scheme before it all came crashing down on everybody.

And my experiences were nothing compared with the lives of people I saw around me. I’m a fucking poseur when it comes to the syphilitic donkey dong and red-hot poker meeting each other in my stomach. I may no longer be able to hold down a job, a relationship, or be moderately functional more than a few hours a day a few days a week (at best), but I don’t live in a constant state of fear inside of a cardboard box13.
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And my experiences are nothing compared with the lives of people I saw around me. I’m a fucking poseur when it comes to the syphilitic donkey dong and red-hot poker meeting each other in my stomach. I may no longer be able to hold down a job, a relationship, or be moderately functional for wildly variable lengths of time, but I don’t live in a constant state of fear inside of a cardboard box13.
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All drug names are the trademarks of someone else. Look on the appropriate PI sheets or ask Google who the owners are. The way pharmaceutical companies buy each other and swap products like Monopoly™ real estate, the ownership of any trademarks may have changed without my noticing.

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Welcome to Crazymeds, where we present you more than what WebMD, all the sites they own2, and any site that offers “FDA-approved” information give you. They give you little more than reformatted, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the patient information literature (PIL) and prescribing information / package inserts11 (PI) that often come with your meds. You can also get that same info from the drug’s official website, the U.S. National Institutes of Health collection of patient information literature and their direct-from-the-FDA package inserts. Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological conditions you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, ones that are really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like:

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Welcome to Crazymeds, where we explain more about psychiatric medications and neurological medications than WebMD, all the sites they own2, and any site that offers “FDA-approved” information will. They claim you “learn” and “educate yourself” about meds with little more than reformatted, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the same patient information literature (PIL) and prescribing information / package inserts11 (PI) that often come with your meds. You can also get that exact same info from the drug’s official website, the U.S. National Institutes of Health collection of patient information literature and their direct-from-the-FDA package inserts. Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological conditions you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, ones that are really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like:

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    • Make me eat everything in sight? Remeron
    • Make me forget what … what was … ? Topamax
    • Make the crazy stop right the hell now so I don’t hurt myself or anyone else? Zyprexa
    • Make the brain cancer seizures go away, and maybe, you know, if it’s not too hard, make the brain cancer go away too? Keppra
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Welcome to Crazymeds, where we present you more than what WebMD, all the sites they own2, and any site that offers “FDA-approved” information give you. They give you little more than reformatted, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the patient information literature (PIL) and prescribing information / package inserts11 (PI) that often come with your meds. You can also get that same info from the drug’s official website, the U.S. National Institutes of Health collection of patient information literature and their direct-from-the-FDA package inserts. Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological conditions you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, ones that are really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like:

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for Depression, Migraines, Bipolar Disorder, Epilepsy, Schizophrenia, & Assorted Other Brain Cooties

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Welcome to Crazymeds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6.

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Welcome to Crazymeds, where we present you more than what WebMD, Drugs.com, all the sites they own2, and any site that offers “FDA-approved” information give you. They give you little more than reformatted, but otherwise word-for-word copies of the patient information literature (PIL) and prescribing information / package inserts11 (PI) that often come with your meds. You can also get that same info from the drug’s official website, the U.S. National Institutes of Health collection of patient information literature and their direct-from-the-FDA package inserts. Crazymeds is where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological conditions you might have. We give you details other sites don’t, ones that are really helpful for you to work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Things like:

  • How likely a med will work to treat what you have.
  • What its pros and cons are.
  • How long side effects stick around
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Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable and/or cheapest ones6.

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  • Medications for Headaches and Neuropathic Pain, which are primarily AEDs like Topamax and Neurontin, and some antidepressants, like Cymbalta. “Headache” usually, but does not always mean “migraine.” Like every condition discussed on this site, officially or unofficially, headaches are a spectrum disorder. Neuropathic pain is a catch-all term for specific conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia (sometimes misdiagnosed as migraines) to “chronic idiopathic pain” - which is doctorese for, “it may or may not be psychological in origin, but the pain is obviously real even if we don’t have a clue as to what’s causing it.”
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    • “Headache” usually, but does not always mean “migraine.” Like every condition discussed on this site, officially or unofficially, headaches are a spectrum disorder.
    • Neuropathic pain is a catch-all term for specific conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia (sometimes misdiagnosed as migraines) to “chronic idiopathic pain” - which is doctorese for, “it may or may not be psychological in origin, but the pain is obviously real even if we don’t have a clue as to what’s causing it.”
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And my experiences were nothing compared with the lives of people I saw around me. I’m a fucking poseur when it comes to the syphilitic donkey dong and red-hot poker meeting each other in my stomach. I may no longer be able to hold down a job, a relationship, or be moderately functional more than a few hours a day a few days a week (at best), but I don’t live in a constant state of fear inside of a cardboard box.

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And my experiences were nothing compared with the lives of people I saw around me. I’m a fucking poseur when it comes to the syphilitic donkey dong and red-hot poker meeting each other in my stomach. I may no longer be able to hold down a job, a relationship, or be moderately functional more than a few hours a day a few days a week (at best), but I don’t live in a constant state of fear inside of a cardboard box13.

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OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.” If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med in every country in which each is available. We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships:

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OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.” If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by names and class/category. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med in every country in which each is available. We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships:

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  • Anxiolytics - in English: drugs to treat anxiety and the alphabet soup of anxiety-spectrum disorders like GAD, PTSD and OCD. These are mostly SSRIs like Lexapro, benzodiazepines, and a few specifically non-benzodiazepine anxiolytic drugs like BuSpar.
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Once upon a time these conditions were totally invisible and everyone thought we were making it up as an excuse to avoid whatever we had to do. Now they are visible, more-or-less, on MRIs, CT, SPECT and PET scans, and various flavors of EEGs. Eventually there will be accurate and affordable genetic tests, although that could do as much harm as good. There are also measurable differences in the brains of people who have various conditions vs. those who have none. They are the most obvious in those with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. We’re almost at the point of being able to identify with really good certainty that someone has bipolar or schizophrenia (but usually cannot distinguish between them) based upon the physical characteristics of their brain while they’re still alive. Although there will always be people15 who think we’re faking it, or that we can simply “get over it.” If it were as simple as spraying WD-40 up our noses, wrapping our heads in duct tape instead of tinfoil, and walking it off, don’t they think we’d try that16?

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Once upon a time these conditions were totally invisible and everyone thought we were making it up as an excuse to avoid whatever we had to do. Now they are visible, more-or-less, thanks to the MRI and scans like CT, SPECT and PET, and various flavors of EEG. Eventually there will be accurate and affordable genetic tests, although that could do as much harm as good. There are also measurable differences in the brains of people who have various conditions vs. those who have none. They are the most obvious in those with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. We’re almost at the point of being able to identify with really good certainty that someone has bipolar or schizophrenia (but usually cannot distinguish between them) based upon the physical characteristics of their brain while they’re still alive. Although there will always be people15 who think we’re faking it, or that we can simply “get over it.” If it were as simple as spraying WD-40 up our noses, wrapping our heads in duct tape instead of tinfoil, and walking it off, don’t they think we’d try that16?

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Crazymeds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

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Crazymeds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

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Things like mental illness, crippling neuropathy, epilepsy, and frequent, blinding migraines can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, or the fad diet of the week with a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options, your only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

Once upon a time these conditions were totally invisible and everyone thought we were making it up as an excuse to avoid whatever we had to do. Now they are visible, more-or-less, on MRIs, CT, SPECT and PET scans, and various flavors of EEGs. Eventually there will be accurate and affordable genetic tests, although that could do as much harm as good. There are also measurable differences in the brains of people who have various conditions vs. those who have none. They are the most obvious in those with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. We’re almost at the point of being able to identify with really good certainty that someone has bipolar or schizophrenia (but usually cannot distinguish between them) based upon the physical characteristics of their brain while they’re still alive. Although there will always be people15 who think we’re faking it, or that we can simply “get over it.” If it were as simple as spraying WD-40 up our noses, wrapping our heads in duct tape instead of tinfoil, and walking it off, don’t they think we’d try that16?

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Things like mental illness, crippling neuropathy, epilepsy, and frequent, blinding migraines can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, or the fad diet of the week with a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options, your only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

Once upon a time these conditions were totally invisible and everyone thought we were making it up as an excuse to avoid whatever we had to do. Now they are visible, more-or-less, on MRIs, CT, SPECT and PET scans, and various flavors of EEGs. Eventually there will be accurate and affordable genetic tests, although that could do as much harm as good. There are also measurable differences in the brains of people who have various conditions vs. those who have none. They are the most obvious in those with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. We’re almost at the point of being able to identify with really good certainty that someone has bipolar or schizophrenia (but usually cannot distinguish between them) based upon the physical characteristics of their brain while they’re still alive. Although there will always be people15 who think we’re faking it, or that we can simply “get over it.” If it were as simple as spraying WD-40 up our noses, wrapping our heads in duct tape instead of tinfoil, and walking it off, don’t they think we’d try that16?

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We recognize that there are legitimate, and highly successful ways to treat serious neurological and psychiatric conditions that don’t involve medication. Lifestyle changes can do wonders for preventing migraines. Talk therapy is one of the best ways to handle depression. Specific types of prescription iron supplements are all some people need for restless leg syndrome (RLS). These and other non-medication, but still non-placebo treatments are all a lot of people need. If you think they might work for you, that’s great. Crazymeds is by and for people whose conditions respond only, or primarily to prescription medications.

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We recognize that there are legitimate, and highly successful ways to treat serious neurological and psychiatric conditions that don’t involve medication. Lifestyle changes can do wonders for preventing migraines. Talk therapy is one of the best ways to handle depression. Specific types of prescription iron supplements are all some people need for restless leg syndrome (RLS). These and other non-medication, but still non-placebo treatments are all a lot of people need. If you think they might work for you, that’s great. Crazymeds is by and for people whose conditions respond only, or primarily to prescription medications.

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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

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We recognize that there are legitimate, and highly successful ways to treat serious neurological and psychiatric conditions that don’t involve medication. Lifestyle changes can do wonders for preventing migraines. Talk therapy is one of the best ways to handle depression. Specific types of prescription iron supplements are all some people need for restless leg syndrome (RLS). These and other non-medication, but still non-placebo treatments are all a lot of people need. If you think they might work for you, that’s great. Crazy Meds is by and for people whose conditions respond only, or primarily to prescription medications.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6.

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We recognize that there are legitimate, and highly successful ways to treat serious neurological and psychiatric conditions that don’t involve medication. Lifestyle changes can do wonders for preventing migraines. Talk therapy is one of the best ways to handle depression. Specific types of prescription iron supplements are all some people need for restless leg syndrome (RLS). These and other non-medication, but still non-placebo treatments are all a lot of people need. If you think they might work for you, that’s great. Crazy Meds is by and for people whose conditions respond only, or primarily to prescription medications.

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All drug names are the trademarks of someone else. Look on the appropriate PI sheets or ask Google who the owners are. The way pharmaceutical companies buy each other and swap products like Monopoly™ real estate, the ownership of any trademarks may have changed without my noticing.

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  • Medications for Headaches and Neuropathic Pain, which are primarily AEDs like Topamax and Neurontin, and some antidepressants, like Cymbalta. “Headache” usually, but does not always mean “migraine.” Like every condition discussed on this site, officially or unofficially, headaches are a spectrum disorder. Neuropathic pain is a catch-all term for specific conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia (sometimes misdiagnosed as migraines) to “chronic idiopathic pain” - which is doctorese for, “it may or may not be psychological in origin, but the pain is obviously real even if we don’t have a clue as to what’s causing it.”
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  • Anxiolytics - in English: drugs to treat anxiety and anxiety-spectrum disorders like PTSD and OCD. These are mostly SSRIs like Lexapro, benzodiazepines, and a few specifically non-benzodiazepine anxiolytic drugs like BuSpar.
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  • Medications for Headaches and Neuropathic Pain. “Headache” usually, but does not always mean “migraine.” Like every condition discussed on this site, officially or unofficially, headaches are a spectrum disorder. Neuropathic pain is a catch-all term for specific conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia (sometimes misdiagnosed as migraines) to “chronic idiopathic pain” - which is doctorese for, “it may or may not be psychological in origin, but the pain is obviously real even if we don’t have a clue as to what’s causing it.” The drugs used to treat are primarily AEDs, like Topamax and Neurontin, and some antidepressants, like Cymbalta.
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  • Medications for Headaches and Neuropathic Pain. “Headache” usually, but does not always mean “migraine.” Like every condition discussed on this site, officially or unofficially, headaches are a spectrum disorder. Neuropathic pain is a catch-all term for specific conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia (sometimes misdiagnosed as migraines) to “chronic idiopathic pain” - which is doctorese for, “it may or may not be psychological in origin, but the pain is obviously real even if we don’t have a clue as to what’s causing it.” The drugs used to treat are primarily AEDs, like Topamax and Neurontin, and some antidepressants, like Cymbalta.
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  • Stimulants, such as Adderall and Provigil (modafinil), to treat adult ADD/ADHD, sleep disorders like narcolepsy, and other conditions.
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Things like mental illness, crippling neuropathy, epilepsy, and frequent, blinding migraines can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, or the fad diet of the week with a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options, your only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

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Things like mental illness, crippling neuropathy, epilepsy, and frequent, blinding migraines can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, or the fad diet of the week with a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options, your only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

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If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test. (:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":) (:CenterLinks:) (:ifend:)

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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.
If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.

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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.
If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.
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(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:) Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.
If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.

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If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.

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If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.

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If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass. 
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If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.

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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:)
If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.
If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.
 
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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.
If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.
(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:)
If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass. 
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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.
If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.
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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:)
If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.
If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.
 
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OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.”

If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.

We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships:
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OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.” If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med. We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships:

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  • Anxiolytics - in English: drugs to treat anxiety. These are mostly SSRIs like Lexapro, benzodiazepines, and a few specifically anxiolytic meds like BuSpar.
  • Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), also known as anticonvulsants, which are used to treat one or more of epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and migraines. Depakote and Stavzor even have FDA approval to treat all three.
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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.
If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.

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If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.

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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.
If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.
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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.”

If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:)
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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6.

OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.”

If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.

We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships:
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If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.
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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.”

If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:)

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  • Medications for Headaches and Neuropathic Pain. “Headache” usually, but does not always mean “migraine.” Like every condition discussed on this site, officially or unofficially, headaches are a spectrum disorder. Neuropathic pain is a catch-all term for specific conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia (sometimes misdiagnosed as migraines) to “chronic idiopathic pain” - which is doctorese for, “it may or may not be psychological in origin, but the pain is obviously real even if we don’t have a clue as to what’s causing it.” The drugs used to treat are primarily AEDs, like Topamax and Neurontin, and some antidepressants, like Cymbalta.
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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.”(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:)
If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med. 
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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.”

If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.
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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.” 
If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:)
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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.”(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:)
If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med. 
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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.” 
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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.”
If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:)
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If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.(:if ! equal {$@crazy_meds_device} "mobile":)(:GoogleHomeMovies:)(:ifend:)
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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12.

If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.
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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12. If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.
If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.

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(:Description Updated {*$LastModified}. We help you find the best treatment options for depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, OCD, GAD, PTSD, SAnD, SAD, MDD, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have.:) (:keywords psychiatric medications,neurological medications,treatments for mental illness,treatments for neurological disorders,psychopharmacology,neuropsychopharmacology:)

Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6. OK, in reality “best” usually translates to “least bad.”

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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain12.

If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.
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If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.

You don’t think it’s that bad? That’s because you’re reading this site, which is on the Internet. Which means you have access to the resources needed to read it. Have you ever been homeless and crazy? I have. Twice. Have you ever been in the lock ward of a psychiatric hospital? I have. Before Medicare Part D-for-Defraud existed, which was also when all the meds I took were available only as brand, I ran up so much credit-card debt paying for them I had to sell my house. But I was lucky, because:

  1. I had a house to sell. Most of the mentally interesting don’t.
  2. I also had credit cards, as do many of my fellow bipolar types do. And we often run them to the limit. At least I didn’t buy anything stupid.17
  3. I sold it in 2004, so I got out of the real estate pyramid scheme before it all came crashing down on everybody.

And my experiences were nothing compared with the lives of people I saw around me. I’m a fucking poseur when it comes to the syphilitic donkey dong and red-hot poker meeting each other in my stomach. I may no longer be able to hold down a job, a relationship, or be moderately functional more than a few hours a day a few days a week (at best), but I don’t live in a constant state of fear inside of a cardboard box.
So, if you really need meds and aren’t taking them, or taking them sporadically, or if you’re taking completely inappropriate medications, then you had better get ready. Falling into the abyss happens faster than you can imagine.
And it’s no picnic if you’re taking neurological / psychiatric medications when you shouldn’t be taking any at all.

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If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.

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If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.
You don’t think it’s that bad? That’s because you’re reading this site, which is on the Internet. Which means you have access to the resources needed to read it. Have you ever been homeless and crazy? I have. Twice. Have you ever been in the lock ward of a psychiatric hospital? I have. Before Medicare Part D-for-Defraud existed, which was also when all the meds I took were available only as brand, I ran up so much credit-card debt paying for them I had to sell my house. But I was lucky, because:
1) I had a house to sell. Most of the mentally interesting don’t.
2) I also had credit cards, as do many of my fellow bipolar types do. And we often run them to the limit. At least I didn’t buy anything stupid.17
3) I sold it in 2004, so I got out of the real estate pyramid scheme before it all came crashing down on everybody.
And my experiences were nothing compared with the lives of people I saw around me. I’m a fucking poseur when it comes to the syphilitic donkey dong and red-hot poker meeting each other in my stomach. I may no longer be able to hold down a job, a relationship, or be moderately functional more than a few hours a day a few days a week (at best), but I don’t live in a constant state of fear inside of a cardboard box.
So, if you really need meds and aren’t taking them, or taking them sporadically, or if you’re taking completely inappropriate medications, then you had better get ready. Falling into the abyss happens faster than you can imagine.
And it’s no picnic if you’re taking neurological / psychiatric medications when you shouldn’t be taking any at all.

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(:title Treatment Options for Depression, Migraines, Bipolar Disorder, Epilepsy, Schizophrenia, Neuropathic Pain, Anxiety Spectrum Disorders, and Assorted Other Brain Cooties:) (:Description Updated {*$LastModified}. We help you find the best treatment options for depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, OCD, GAD, PTSD, SAnD, SAD, MDD, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have.:) (:keywords mental disorder treatments,mental illness treatments,psychiatric medications,psychiatric meds,psychiatric drugs,neurological medications,neurological meds,neurological drugs,medications for mental illness,psychopharmacology,neuropsychopharmacology:)

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If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

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If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our condition, and not the most profitable one

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our conditions, and not the most profitable ones, or the cheapest ones6.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our condition, and not the most profitable one.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our condition, and not the most profitable one .

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about psychiatric and neurological medications. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our condition, and not the most profitable one.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our condition, and not the most profitable one.

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We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships: Mood Stabilizers, Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Anxiolytics / Anti-anxiety drugs, Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) / Anticonvulsants, and Meds for Migraines and Neuropathic Pain. This is a site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain.12

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Crazy Meds is the site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain.12

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(:title Mental Health Treatments:) (:Description Updated {*$LastModified}. We help you find the best treatment options for depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, OCD, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have.:) (:keywords depression,mental health,bipolar,mental disorders,mental illness,bi polar,schizophrenia,epilepsy,obsessive compulsive disorder,mental problems,post traumatic stress disorder,migraines,neuropathic pain,mental health problems,anxiety,treatments for depression,treatments for bipolar,treatments for mental disorders,treatments for mental illness,treatments for schizophrenia,treatments for epilepsy,treatments for obsessive compulsive disorder,treatments for post traumatic stress disorder,treatments for anxiety,how to treat depression,how to treat bipolar,how to treat mental disorders,how to treat mental illness,how to treat schizophrenia,how to treat epilepsy,how to treat obsessive compulsive disorder,how to treat post traumatic stress disorder,how to treat anxiety,OCD,PTSD,SAD,SAnD,psychiatric medications,psychiatric meds,psychiatric drugs,neurological medications,neurological meds,neurological drugs,medications for mental illness,psychopharmacology,neuropsychopharmacology:)

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about psychiatric and neurological medications. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best med treat our condition, and not the most profitable one.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about psychiatric and neurological medications. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best medication5 to treat our condition, and not the most profitable one.

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Things like mental illness and epilepsy can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, the fad diet of the week and a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options, your only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

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Things like mental illness, crippling neuropathy, epilepsy, and frequent, blinding migraines can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, or the fad diet of the week with a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options, your only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

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We deal with the cerebral equivalent of broken legs. Physical conditions, not purely psychological ones, that are treated with physical methods: drugs, surgery, or electromagnetism. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best med treat our condition, and not the most profitable one.

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We deal with the cerebral equivalent of broken legs. Physical conditions, not purely psychological ones, that are treated with physical methods: drugs, surgery, or electromagnetism.

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We recognize that there are legitimate, and highly successful ways to treat serious neurological and psychiatric conditions that don’t involve medication. Lifestyle changes can do wonders for preventing migraines. Talk therapy is one of the best ways to handle depression. Specific types of prescription iron supplements are all some people need for restless leg syndrome (RLS). These and other non-medication, but still non-placebo treatments are all a lot of people need. If you think they might work for you, that’s great. Crazy Meds is by and for people whose conditions respond only, or primarily to prescription medications.

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Once upon a time these conditions were totally invisible and everyone thought we were making it up as an excuse to avoid whatever we had to do. Now they are visible, more-or-less, on MRIs, CT, SPECT and PET scans, and various flavors of EEGs. Eventually there will be accurate and affordable genetic tests, although that could do as much harm as good. There are also measurable differences in the brains of people who have various conditions vs. those who have none. They are the most obvious in those with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. We’re almost at the point of being able to identify with really good certainty that someone has bipolar or schizophrenia (but usually cannot distinguish between them) based upon the physical characteristics of their brain while they’re still alive. Although their will always be people15 who think we’re faking it.

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Once upon a time these conditions were totally invisible and everyone thought we were making it up as an excuse to avoid whatever we had to do. Now they are visible, more-or-less, on MRIs, CT, SPECT and PET scans, and various flavors of EEGs. Eventually there will be accurate and affordable genetic tests, although that could do as much harm as good. There are also measurable differences in the brains of people who have various conditions vs. those who have none. They are the most obvious in those with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. We’re almost at the point of being able to identify with really good certainty that someone has bipolar or schizophrenia (but usually cannot distinguish between them) based upon the physical characteristics of their brain while they’re still alive. Although there will always be people15 who think we’re faking it, or that we can simply “get over it.” If it were as simple as spraying WD-40 up our noses, wrapping our heads in duct tape instead of tinfoil, and walking it off, don’t they think we’d try that16?

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And it’s no picnic if you’re taking neurological / psychiatric medications when you shouldn’t be taking any at all.
Things like mental illness and epilepsy can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, the fad diet of the week and a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options, your only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

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And it’s no picnic if you’re taking neurological / psychiatric medications when you shouldn’t be taking any at all.

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Things like mental illness and epilepsy can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, the fad diet of the week and a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options, your only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

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2) I also had credit cards, as do many of my fellow bipolar types do. And we often run them to the limit. At least I didn’t buy anything stupid.17

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If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.

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If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking any medications, or not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.

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2) I sold it in 2004, so I got out of the real estate pyramid scheme before it all came crashing down on everybody.

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2) I also had credit cards, as do many of my fellow bipolar types do. And we often run them to the limit. At least I didn’t buy anything stupid.17 3) I sold it in 2004, so I got out of the real estate pyramid scheme before it all came crashing down on everybody.

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You don’t think it’s that bad? That’s because you’re reading this site, which is on the Internet. Which means you have access to the resources needed to read it. Have you ever been homeless and crazy? I have. Twice. Have you ever been in the lock ward of a psychiatric hospital? I have. And my experiences were nothing compared with the lives of people I saw around me. I’m a fucking poseur when it comes to the syphilitic donkey dong and red-hot poker meeting each other in my stomach. But if you really need meds and aren’t taking them, or taking them sporadically, or if you’re taking completely inappropriate medications, then you had better get ready. Falling into the abyss happens faster than you can imagine.

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You don’t think it’s that bad? That’s because you’re reading this site, which is on the Internet. Which means you have access to the resources needed to read it. Have you ever been homeless and crazy? I have. Twice. Have you ever been in the lock ward of a psychiatric hospital? I have. Before Medicare Part D-for-Defraud existed, which was also when all the meds I took were available only as brand, I ran up so much credit-card debt paying for them I had to sell my house. But I was lucky, because:
1) I had a house to sell. Most of the mentally interesting don’t.
2) I sold it in 2004, so I got out of the real estate pyramid scheme before it all came crashing down on everybody.
And my experiences were nothing compared with the lives of people I saw around me. I’m a fucking poseur when it comes to the syphilitic donkey dong and red-hot poker meeting each other in my stomach. I may no longer be able to hold down a job, a relationship, or be moderately functional more than a few hours a day a few days a week (at best), but I don’t live in a constant state of fear inside of a cardboard box.
So, if you really need meds and aren’t taking them, or taking them sporadically, or if you’re taking completely inappropriate medications, then you had better get ready. Falling into the abyss happens faster than you can imagine.

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Things like mental illness and epilepsy can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, the fad diet of the week and a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options or only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

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Things like mental illness and epilepsy can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, the fad diet of the week and a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options, your only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, and what’s just interesting, weird and funny about neurological and psychiatric medications.

This is the beta of Version 2. Released much sooner than I wanted as far too many of the pages that haven’t changed much since 2004 are no longer viewable with IE 8, Firefox 4, Chrome, and maybe other browsers. So there are lots of heroically fugly pages, dead-ends, unfinished & barely started pages, and a general atmosphere of ADD, chaos and confusion. In other words, it’s early 2004 all over again, only with less chance of my landing in the lock ward.

If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. It’s pretty big, with all the meds we know about to treat various conditions. The list is more-or-less in alphabetical order, by both generic and brand name, and includes all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.

We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships: Mood Stabilizers, Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Anxiolytics / Anti-anxiety drugs, Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) / Anticonvulsants, and Meds for Migraines and Neuropathic Pain.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about psychiatric and neurological medications.

If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. There’s also our much larger list of all the meds we know about to treat various conditions, including all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.

We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships: Mood Stabilizers, Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Anxiolytics / Anti-anxiety drugs, Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) / Anticonvulsants, and Meds for Migraines and Neuropathic Pain. This is a site for the obsessed and depressed, the manic and the panicked, the schizophrenic and epileptic, the migraineurs and bipolar, those with GAD, SAD, OCD, PTSD, in pain or have an otherwise non-standard brain.12

If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the crazy meds used to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

If you’re unsure if you should be taking drugs to treat your condition(s) in the first place, see our all-purpose are you messed-up enough to need medication test.

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If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the drugs to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

The math is really simple: which sucks less? An imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that would otherwise make your life barely tolerable, or trying to get through life with an untreated condition that makes your life barely tolerable and will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it.

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If you do need to take medication the math is really simple: which sucks less? Taking an imperfect medication that controls the symptoms of a condition that puts your life somewhere in the spectrum of “barely tolerable” to “dear God please kill me now;” or trying to get through life with that same condition which will keep getting worse the longer you go without treating it. A lot of these meds suck donkey dong, but you know what? When you’re mentally ill, and/or have some neurological problem like epilepsy or migraines, and you’re not taking the right medications, it sucks syphilitic donkey dong while a red-hot poker is being jammed up your ass.
You don’t think it’s that bad? That’s because you’re reading this site, which is on the Internet. Which means you have access to the resources needed to read it. Have you ever been homeless and crazy? I have. Twice. Have you ever been in the lock ward of a psychiatric hospital? I have. And my experiences were nothing compared with the lives of people I saw around me. I’m a fucking poseur when it comes to the syphilitic donkey dong and red-hot poker meeting each other in my stomach. But if you really need meds and aren’t taking them, or taking them sporadically, or if you’re taking completely inappropriate medications, then you had better get ready. Falling into the abyss happens faster than you can imagine.
And it’s no picnic if you’re taking neurological / psychiatric medications when you shouldn’t be taking any at all.
Things like mental illness and epilepsy can’t be dealt with by gentle hugs, prayer and pretty angels, the fad diet of the week and a basket full of overpriced supplements. Like a lot of aspects of life where you have to make a decision between two options or only choice is to figure out which one is going to suck less.

Once upon a time these conditions were totally invisible and everyone thought we were making it up as an excuse to avoid whatever we had to do. Now they are visible, more-or-less, on MRIs, CT, SPECT and PET scans, and various flavors of EEGs. Eventually there will be accurate and affordable genetic tests, although that could do as much harm as good. There are also measurable differences in the brains of people who have various conditions vs. those who have none. They are the most obvious in those with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. We’re almost at the point of being able to identify with really good certainty that someone has bipolar or schizophrenia (but usually cannot distinguish between them) based upon the physical characteristics of their brain while they’re still alive. Although their will always be people15 who think we’re faking it.

To resurrect my old analogy, these are physical conditions like a broken leg. The above tests are like x-rays, although currently they are extremely expensive aren’t always worth the cost. Regardless, you get your diagnosis and your meds are your cast and crutches. If your leg is totally hosed, your meds are like a cane and the pins they need to implant, both of which you’ll probably need to have for a very long time, if not permanently. And just as you need to explain the cane you need to help you walk and the pins when you go through metal detectors or get an MRI, so too must you explain your condition and meds at certain times in your life.

We deal with the cerebral equivalent of broken legs. Physical conditions, not purely psychological ones, that are treated with physical methods: drugs, surgery, or electromagnetism. The information on this site is to help you work with your doctor(s) to find the right treatment options. Too many of us get nothing more than 15-minute appointments with overworked doctors or nurse-practitioners, so we need all the help we can get. We need to talk to our prescribers about the best med treat our condition, and not the most profitable one.

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1 Or whatever color "brain cooties" and "antagonist" appeared to be in the exemplar sentence. But not here, because footnotes don't count. I did not take into account red-green colorblindness, but green is the optimal color. Anyone who is completely colorblind and spends a lot of time on teh interwebs probably has no idea how fortunate they are.

2 WebMD owns eMedicineHealth, RxList, Medscape, MedicineNet, and theheart.org.

3 Like I should give them shit about ad-rich environments.

4 If you didn't get that information with your meds, we have it. You can also get it from the drug's official website - which we link to - the U.S. National Institutes of Health's collection of patient information literature at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html , and their direct-from-the-FDA package inserts (AKA "FDA-approved information") at http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/about.cfm .
At least Drugs.com, while they get a most of their content about individual drugs from the PI and PIL, also gets and presents info from other sources. Eventually put up stuff we've had since 2004, like trade names and availability outside of the US, and popular off-label uses. Like most sites they had drug ratings long before I did. They also have the best drug-whatever interaction checker since AIDSmeds took theirs off the air and generally the best pill identifier I've seen. And they go overboard with a lot of their HONcode requirements like I do. If you can't find what you're looking for here, go there.

5 Or legitimate non-drug therapies such as the vagal nerve stimulator (VNS) or transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).

6 Although sometimes the latest and most profitable drug is the one you need, and it can be a fight with the insurance company to pay for it. And sometimes something old a cheap will work best for you, and not the new and shiny med your doctor suggests because the pharm rep just left a cabinet full of samples.

7 Note how I've emphasized the word ADULT. Crazymeds deals with adults. Other than listing a medication's pediatric approvals, warnings about not prescribing a med to kids, and reminding some people how lucky they are to not have children with specific forms of neurological or psychiatric disorders, we don't deal with children. We especially do not deal with kids on the Crazy Talk forum. Parents: you'll need to go elsewhere. I don't have the emotional stamina to help you.

8 Seattle offers the best combination of latitude - being as far north as I am has helped a hell of a lot in lessening the frequency and intensity of seasonally-triggered mood-swings - medical infrastructure (enough psychiatrists and neurologists), ability to get the sort of food I can eat and other stuff delivered to me, and ease of getting me delivered to doctors and wherever else I need to go.

9 That is the nature of the type of epilepsy I have, and has nothing to do with how effective Topamax usually is. It still works great as an add-on for my bipolar.

10 Some things, like PTSD, are in a gray area. You aren't born with PTSD - in spite of what some scam artists say - but some people are much more prone to it than others. And repeated psychological trauma causes physical changes to the brain. Borderline personality disorder is another. We just don't discuss personality disorders as a primary condition on the forum for numerous reasons.

11 While Drugs.com gets a big chunk of their content about individual drugs from the PI and PIL, they also get and present info from other sources. Eventually put up stuff we've had since 2004, like trade names and availability outside of the US, and popular off-label uses. Like most sites they had drug ratings long before I did. They also have the best drug-whatever interaction checker since AIDSmeds took theirs off the air and generally the best pill identifier I've seen. And they go overboard with a lot of their HONcode requirements like I do. The more I try to hate them the more I like them.

12 Or anything else treated with the medications covered on this site, e.g. plumbing problems like IBS, ED, PE, and incontinence.

13 OK, I would be living in constant fear of winding up in a cardboard condo if I weren't living in a house I own outright, thanks to cashing out of the real estate pyramid early. But it means I'm stuck in my fucked-up, ramshackle, glorified Unabomber shack until I have the cash to buy a new place to live. Which isn't going to happen unless I win the lotto. Which I don't play.

14 AKA Bi-polar or bi polar for those of you who are still in denial about having it, or how bad it can get. Severity and presentation are spectra of the condition, but it has one spelling: bipolar.

15 All too often they're family members or employers.

16 Please don't try that. The combination of WD-40 and duct tape can fix a lot of things, but not brain cooties.

17 Unless you consider meds with slim-to-none odds of working stupid. But Mouse was quickly running out of options, and slim-to-none was better than giving up.

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If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. It’s pretty big, with all the meds we know about to treat various conditions. The list is in alphabetical order, by both generic and brand/trade name, and includes all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.

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This is the beta of Version 2. Released much sooner than I wanted as far too many of the pages that haven’t changed much since 2004 are no longer viewable with IE 8, Firefox 4, Chrome, and maybe other browsers. So there are lots of heroically fugly pages, dead-ends, unfinished & barely started pages, and a general atmosphere of ADD, chaos and confusion. In other words, it’s early 2004 all over again, only with less chance of my landing in the lock ward.

If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by name. It’s pretty big, with all the meds we know about to treat various conditions. The list is more-or-less in alphabetical order, by both generic and brand name, and includes all the brand/trade names we can find for every med.

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If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by brand/trade names and/or list of drugs by generic name. If you’re unsure of the name, or you don’t see it on either list, try the search bar. We don’t yet have a page for each of the meds discussed, but we might still have a lot of information about them.

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We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships: Mood Stabilizers, Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Anxiolytics / Anti-anxiety drugs, and Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) / Anticonvulsants.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds.

A local copy of PmWiki’s documentation has been installed along with the software, and is available via the documentation index.

To continue setting up PmWiki, see initial setup tasks.

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Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, and what’s just interesting, weird and funny about neurological and psychiatric medications.

If you know the name of the medication(s) you’re looking for, you’ll probably want our list of drugs by brand/trade names and/or list of drugs by generic name. If you’re unsure of the name, or you don’t see it on either list, try the search bar. We don’t yet have a page for each of the meds discussed, but we might still have a lot of information about them.

We also have the drugs sorted into broad categories with lots of overlapping memberships: Mood_Stabilizers, Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Anxiolytics / Anti-anxiety drugs, and Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) / Anticonvulsants.

If you have any specific questions about a drug that wasn’t answered on its page, couldn’t find the drug you’re interested in, or want some help in figuring out which medication is the right one for you, then visit Crazy Meds Talk: Our forum for the mentally interesting. We aren’t doctors or anything, and we don’t diagnose, but we have more experience than we ever wanted when it comes to brain cooties and the drugs to treat them. We’re all about helping each other know what the drugs can and cannot do, what they are likely to do for us and to us, and work with our doctors to make the best, or least bad, choice in medication(s) as quickly as possible.

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