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Neuropharmacology Side Effects
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risk of dopamine toxicity if used with levodopa/carbidopa
risk of serotonin syndrome if used with MAObs
ropinirole can be toxic if used with CYP1A2 inhibitors like...
atypical antipsychotic used for refractory schizophrenia but has risk of agranulocytosis, myocarditis and higher risk of metabolic syndrome
class of antipsychotics less likely to cause extra-pyramidal sx
long QT, anticholinergic side effects, potential for acute dystonic rxn, akathisia, parkinsonism, tardive dyskinesia, hyperprolactinemia, metabolic syndrome and neuroleptic maligan
treatment for antipsychotic induced acute dystonic rxn and secondary parkinsonism
mechanism of extra-pyramidal side effects in antipsychotics
most like antipsychotics to cause hyperprolactinemia
treatment for neuroleptic malignant syndrome
a day after starting antipsychotics, patient develops sustained contractions of muscles in head and neck, what is it?
weeks after starting an antipsychotic, patient develops feelings of anxiety, restlessness, what is it?
months after starting antipsychotics, patient develops resting tremor, cogwheel rigidity and bradykinesia
after taking antipsychotics for 6 months, patient develops abnl hyperkinetic peri-oral movements
patient taking antipsychotics develops amenorrhea, galactorrhea, and isn't pregnant, what is it?
within a week of starting antipsychotics, patient develops very high fever, tea-colored urine, renal failure and severe HoTN, what is it?
first line treatment for delirium tremens and status epilepticus
taking benzodiazepines while pregnant can result in
taking benzos is contraindicated in
can be used to treat insomnia with no risk of abuse or withdrawal developing
can cause N, V, orthostatic HoTN, psychosis
can cause sleep attacks as well as N, V, orthostatic HoTN and visual hallucinations
can cause confusion and insomnia because is metabolized into amphetamines
can cause ankle edema, confusion and insomnia
can cause diarrhea and worsen the side effects experienced with levodopa
a COMT inhibitor that can cause hepatotoxicity
dry mouth, constipation, blurred vision, orthostatic HoTN, urinary retention, can cause memory impairment, confusion and hallucinations in the elderly and cognitively impaired
can cause N, V, D, loss of appetite as well as insomnia, vivid dreams, bradycardia and syncope
cholinesterase inhibitor used for all stages of Alzheimer's dz
cholinesterase inhibitor that can be used for both dementia associated with parkinson's dz and Alzheimer's dz
glutaminergic antagonist used in Alzheimer's that can potentiate plasma concentration of buproprion and trihexylphenidyl
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