Alphabetical list of medications

Below is an alphabetical list (by generic medication name) of available medication information sheets for children and adolescents.

aripiprazole (Abilify®)
is an antipsychotic and mood stabilizer medication and is also used for treatment of irritability of autism.
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atomoxetine (Strattera®)
is a non-stimulant medication used to treat ADHD.
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Benzodiazepines
Benzodiazepines are a group of medications used for treatment of anxiety disorders, seizure disorders, symptoms of catatonia, to promote sleep, and for several other purposes.
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benztropine (Cogentin®)
is a medication for treatment of extrapyramidal side effects (EPS) of antipsychotic medications (such as muscle stiffness, drooling, tremor).
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bupropion (Wellbutrin® SR/XL/Zyban®)
is an antidepressant and smoking cessation medication.
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carbamazepine (Tegretol®/Tegretol CR®)
is an anti-seizure and mood stabilizer medication.
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clomipramine (Anafranil®)
A medication used for the treatment of OCD, depression, anxiety disorders, and chronic pain disorders.
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clonidine (Catapres®, Dixarit®)
is a non-stimulant medication used to treat ADHD, tic disorders, irritability of autism and disruptive behaviour disorders.
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clozapine (Clozaril®/Apo-clozapine®/Gen-clozapine®)
is an antipsychotic medication.
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dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine®, Dexedrine® Spansule)
is a stimulant medication used to treat ADHD.
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valproic acid/divalproex (Depakene®/Epival®)
Is an anti-seizure and mood stabilizer medication.
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duloxetine (Cymbalta®)
is an antidepressant medication.
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guanfacine XR (Intuniv XR®)
is a long-acting non-stimulant medication used to treat ADHD and disruptive behaviour disorders.
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lamotrigine (Lamictal®)
is an anti-seizure and mood stabilizer medication.
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lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanse®)
is a long-acting stimulant medication used to treat ADHD.

lithium (Carbolith®, Lithane®, Lithmax®)
is a mood stabilizer medication.
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melatonin/melatonin CR
is a medication used to promote sleep.
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methylphenidate (Biphentin®)
is a long-acting stimulant medication used to treat ADHD.
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methylphenidate (Concerta®)
is a long-acting stimulant medication used to treat ADHD.
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methylphenidate (Ritalin®, Ritalin SR®)
is a stimulant medication used to treat ADHD.
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mirtazapine (Remeron®/Remeron RD®)
is an antidepressant medication.
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mixed amphetamine salts (Adderall XR®)
is a long-acting stimulant medication used to treat ADHD.
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olanzapine (Zyprexa®, Zyprexa® Zydis)
is an antipsychotic and mood stabilizer medication.

oxcarbazepine (Trileptal®)
is an anti-seizure and mood stabilizer medication.
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pimozide (Orap®)
Is a medication for treatment of tic disorders.
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quetiapine (Seroquel®, Seroquel XR®)
Is an antipsychotic and mood stabilizer medication.
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risperidone (Risperdal®)
Is an antipsychotic and mood stabilizer medication and is also used for treatment of irritability of autism and tic disorders.
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risperidone (Risperdal®) for treatment of disruptive behaviour disorders
focuses on the use of risperidone for treatment of irritability of autism spectrum and disruptive behaviour disorders.

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
Are antidepressant, anti-anxiety and anti-OCD medications.
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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) - (single page)
Are antidepressant, anti-anxiety and anti-OCD medications.
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tetrabenazine (Nitoman®)
Is a medication for treatment of tic disorders.
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topiramate (Topamax®)
Is an anti-seizure and mood stabilizer medication.
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traditional antidepressants (TCAs)
Are antidepressant medications that are also used to treat a number of other conditions.
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Traditional antipsychotics
Are antipsychotic and mood stabilizer medications.
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trazodone (Desyrel®)
Is an antidepressant medication that is commonly used to promote sleep.
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valproic acid/divalproex (Depakene®/Epival®)
Is an anti-seizure and mood stabilizer medication.
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venlafaxine (Effexor XR®)
Is an antidepressant and anti-anxiety medication.
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ziprasidone (Zeldox®)
Is an antipsychotic and mood stabilizer medication.
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zopiclone (Imovane®)
Is a medication used to promote sleep.
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Medication-related documents

Antidepressant monitoring form
A form used to monitor response and side effects with antidepressant medications.
Translation: fr

Antipsychotic monitoring form
A form used to monitor response and side effects with antipsychotic medications.
Translation: fr

Managing stimulant medications
This handout has some suggestions that may help you manage side effects of stimulant medications for treatment of ADHD so you or your child can get the most benefit.
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