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

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Created Jun 25, 2012ReportNominate
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