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Trade name: Thorazine
Antihistamine side effects, good for cancer pts
Drug class of Atomoxetine
D2 partial agonist, 5HT2A antagonist
Lorazepam, Oxazepam, Temazepam are the preferred benzos because they do not require what?
Trade name: Buspar
Trade name: Ritalin, Concerta
Anxiolytic in pregnancy category D (do not use)
Emergency antipsychotic
Historical use for anxiety, replaced by benzos
BZD receptor --> enhances GABA effect --> hyperpolarize
Trade name: Lamictal
Trade name: Remeron
Low-potency typical antipsychotic
Drug class of Mirtazapine
Side effects rash (--> SJS), agranulocytosis, hyponatremia
2-3 day+ half life, also weekly formulation
Drug class of Citalopram
Trade name: Straterra
Trade name: Adderall
Contraindicated in porphyria
Side effect toxic epidermal necrolysis
Very sedating (short term), very high weight gain (long term) atypical antipsychotic
Side effects hypertensive crisis with tyramine-containing foods, OTC weight loss drugs, decongestants, DA drugs
Trade name: Tofranil
Drug class of Fluoxetine
Trade name: Effexor
Serotonin agonist and reuptake inhibitor (SARI)
Trade name: Depakote
3rd generation Haldol
Drug class of Sertraline
Trade name: Serzone
5HT1A partial agonist
Trade name: Zyprexa
Trade name: Focalin
Trade name: Prozac
Side effect priapism
Trade name: Haldol
Trade name: Luvox
Mechanism of antipsychotics w/ long term side effect of tardive dyskinesia
SSRI good for patients on multiple drugs
Trade name: Cymbalta
a2 antagonist --> disinhibit NE release, increase 5HT
Tx anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, insomnia, seizures
Off-label treats mania
No monitoring required
Trade name: Abilify
Block 5HT, NE reuptake; block a1/H1/mACh
Trade name: Clozaril
Atypical antipsychotic w/ no EPS or prolactin side effects
Trade name: Pristiq
Trade name: Risperdal
Treatment resistant depression
Mood stabilizer
Drug class of Venlafaxine
Trade name: Paxil
Trade name: Dexedrine
Not approved for depression
Trade name: Vyvanse
Trade name: Anafranil
High doses can cause EPS, increased prolactin
Tx for panic disorder, OCD
2nd generation Haldol
TCA for panic disorder
Dose-related increased BP
Anticonvulsant that inhibits voltage-gated Na+ channels, glutamate release, ?Ca2+ channels?
GABA receptor agonist --> increase chloride ion conductance --> hyperpolarize
Serotonin PRESYNAPTIC reuptake inhibitor
Drug class of Clonidine and Guanfacine
Dopamine activity may be useful in brain injury
Low dose: atypical antipsychotic; High dose: typical antipsychotic
Start slowly and titrate
Contraindicated in seizure, electrolyte disorders
Side effects agitation, akathisia, less sedating
Inhibits 5HT reuptake, a1 and 5HT2A/C antagonist
Trade name: Celexa
Suicide prevention
Trade name: Wellbutrin
What antidepressant should you avoid giving anxiety pt because it can cause agitation and increase anxiety?
Best SNRI for pts with hypertension
Drug class of Duloxetine
Antipsychotic w/ agranulocytosis as short-term side effect
Historic for depression, current for pain management
Side effect SA node interference
Trade name: Tegretol
Atypical antidepressant
High-potency typical antipsychotic
Side effect possible liver failure
Drug class gold standard for tx of anxiety disorders
Interactions w/ Warfarin, phenytoin, valproic acid
Trade name: Lexapro
Drug class of Paroxetine
Very lethal in overdose, increased QT interval
Side effects increased QTc, ↓ weight gain/ cardiometabolic risk
Antipsychotic approved for peds
Trade name: Seroquel
Trade name: Zoloft
Trade name: Geodon
Trade name: Invega

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