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Unformatted text preview: -Drugs increase the number of dendrites on a neuron Addicted to Anti-Depressants-Taking Paxil, SSRIs-25 million prescriptions written for Paxil last year-1 in 20 will develop serious symptoms when drug is discontinued -Can hurt one’s sex drive-Paxil: drug stops as quickly as it starts -Symptoms of withdrawal less frequent in long term studies-Tampering with the dose seems to prevent the symptoms -Many believe they are experiencing “rebound effect”: body temporarily over compensates for the lack of the drug-Prozac is better than Paxil down on me, the express, zombielamd, blindside, switchin lanes...
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- Fall '11
- Pharmacology, Antidepressant, Benzodiazepine