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

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