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Barbiturates
 
 
 
 
Benzodiazepines
 
 
 
 
Short-acting (more addictive) 
Short-acting (more addictive) 
Short-acting (more addictive) 
Short-acting (more addictive) 
Nonbenzodiazepine Hyponotics
 
 
 
Inhaled Anesthetics
Hepatotoxicity 
Proconvulsant 
 
 
Nephrotoxicity 
Expansion of trapped gas 
 
IV Anesthetics
Dec. Cerebral Blood Flow 
Used for endoscopy 
PCP analog, dissociative anesthetic, Inc. Cerebral Blood Flow 
Rapid anesthesia, short procedures 
 
Ester Local Anesthetics
 
Arrhythmias 
 
Methemoglobinemia 
Amide Local Anesthetics
 
 
Severe Cardiotoxicity 
Depolarizing Neuromuscular blockers
 
Nondepolarizing Neuromuscular blockers suffix
 
 
 
Used for Muscle Spasms
 
 
Parkinson's drug
(Ergot dopamine agonist) 
(Non-ergot dopamine agonist) 
(Non-ergot dopamine agonist) 
Livedo Reticularis, Antiviral drug 
Central COMT inhibitor 
Peripheral COMT inhibitor 
Dopamine Precursor 
Peripheral Dopa decarboxylate inhibitor 
Anticholinergic 
Selective MAO-B inhibitor 
Selective MAO-B inhibitor 
Alzheimer's drug
NMDA receptor antagonist 
AChE inhibitor 
AChE inhibitor 
AChE inhibitor 
AChE inhibitor 
Huntington's drug
VMAT inhibitor 
VMAT inhibitor 
D2 receptor antagonist (Typical antipsychotic) 
Epilepsy drug
1st line for absence seizures 
Also used for eclampsia seizures 
1st line in neonates, safest in pregnancy 
1st line for Tonic-Clonic seizures, Causes Gingival hyperplasia, hirsutism, etc. 
1st line for partial seizures, trigeminal neuralgia 
1st line for Tonic-Clonic seizures 
Irreversibly inhibits GABA transaminase 
Also used for peripheral neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia 
Causes kidney stones, weight loss, sedation 
May modulate GABA and glutamate release, unknown mechanism 
Inc. GABA by inhibiting reuptake 
Must be titrated slowly to prevent SJS 
Glaucoma drug
Alpha-1 agonist 
Alpha-2 agonist 
Beta-blocker 
CA inhibitor 
Direct M3 Cholinomimetics 
Indirect M3 Cholinomimetics 
Prostaglandin 
Opioid Analgesic
 
 
 
 
Diarrhea 
Diarrhea 
Heroine addiction 
Mydriasis 
Cough suppression 
K-opioid agonist, M-opioid antagonist 
Used for severe pain, K-opioid agonist, M-opioid partial agonist 
Very weak opioid agonist, also inhibits 5-HT and NE reuptake 
ALS treatment
 
Malignant Hyperthermia treatment
 
Acute migraine and cluster headache medicine
Coronary vasospasm 

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