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Antidepressant medicines

Antidepressant medications treat depression, anxiety and related conditions. They should only be used in consultation with a doctor.

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Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine is an antidepressant medicine. This page explains what mirtazapine is used for, how it works, its risks and other treatment options available in its place.

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Medicines

Learn more about a range of medicines, such as pain relief medicines, antidepressants and medicines for children.

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Safe use of mental health medications

When it comes to mental health medication, there is no one size fits all solution. Different people can have different side effects. It's important to talk to your doctor during your treatment.

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Anxiety medication

There are many different types of medicines used to help treat anxiety. Find out more about what medicines to take from a trusted source.

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Bipolar disorder medication

There are many different types of medications used to help treat bipolar disorder. Find out more about what medication to take from a trusted source.

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Pain-relief medicines

There's a range of pain-relief medicines for acute or chronic pain, including over-the-counter and prescription medication. All have possible side effects.

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Serotonin

Serotonin is a chemical substance that controls wellbeing and happiness. Not having enough serotonin is thought to contribute to depression. Learn more here, including how serotonin levels can be adjusted.

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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a safe and effective treatment for some severe mental health conditions that are considered life threatening. Find out more here.

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Restless legs syndrome

Restless legs syndrome is a condition that can make it hard for you to sleep. Learn more about its symptoms and how to treat it at home.

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