Many of the treatment plans developed at the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine include neuropsychiatric medication. When we prescribe these medications, we try to give you a full account of the potential benefits and some of the common side effects associated with these medications. We have, below, included a list of some of the medications commonly used at RCBM. Feel free to click on any of these medications that you would like to learn more about. Many of the links take you to the manufacturer's web site. Here you might find valuable coupons that you can use at your pharmacy.
We are often asked about the use of generic medications. In recent years, generic medications have become quite popular primarily because they are less costly. Typically, generic medications result from the maturation of brand name medications. For example, every year, the Food and Drug Administration approves several new medications for use. These are manufactured by a company and are often highly promoted. The manufacturer has the exclusive right to market and promote these medications. Many advertisements that you see on TV are for brand name medications. These medications have been researched and developed by the pharmaceutical companies. This is a very complex commercial and scientific process.
RCBM is currently involved in clinical trials on the following research topics: