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

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