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MechanismDrug
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and blocks NE and DA reuptake, stimulates release of NE and 5-HT
Partial or full 5-HT agonist
Increases GABA
Interferes with Excitatory neurotransmitters (glutamate)
MAO-B Inhibitor
Stimulates Dopamine release, dopamine receptor agonist, decreases dopamine metabolism and catabolism, and decreases dopamine reuptake
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
Potentiates the effect of GABA
Alpha-adrenergic receptor stimulator
Blocks Na+ and Ca++ channels
Relieves pain, not anti-inflammatory
MechanismDrug
Inhibits COX
Inhibits Norepinephrine reuptake
Negatively coupled with adenocyclase
5-HT agonist
Increases GABA by blocking reuptake
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
Antagonizes NMDA
Blocks Na+ channels
Inhibits arachidonic acid cascade and COX, and is an antipyretic.
Blocks Dopamine receptors

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Created May 7, 2010ReportNominate
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