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Antidepressants

psychopharmacology

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This class of antidepressants is most likely to cause sexual dysfunction SSRIs
Olanzapine and Clozapine are what class of drug Antipsychotics
When taking antipsychotics teach patient to immediately report what symptoms Sore throat, unusual bleeding/bruising, and rash and tremors
Mirtazapine(Remeron)increase the risk for infection due to Neutropenia
This antidepressant can be problematic for older men with BPH TCAs = anticholinergic side effects = urinary retention.
This antidepressant is used for smoking cessation Buproprin (Wellbutrin)
Which antidepressant have life threatening food interactions MAOIs- inhibitors
Antipsychotics may cause Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Patient's taking quetiapine (Seroquel) may experience An alteration in body temp regulation
This antidepressant causes weight gain and drowsiness as side effects (take at bedtime) Mirtazepine (Remeron)
signs and symptoms of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Muscle rigidity, increased temp/resp, elevated pulse and b/p. Less responsive to verbal stimuli
Life threatening hyperpyrexia can occur when MAOIs are taken with cough suppressants containing Meperidine and Dextromethorphan
How long does it take for antidepressants to take effect 3-4 weeks
Which antidepressant causes sedation *take at bedtime Trazodone (Desyrel) and Mirtazepine (Remeron) and all the TCAs
S/S of panic attack chest pain, chills/hot flashes, feeling of being detached from the world, nausea, numbness, palpitations, sob, sense of choking
When taking Zyprexia and/or Seroquel avoid grapefruit because It may increase blood levels of drug which will increase the risks of side effects
Effexor, Cymbalta, Wellbutrin are all in what class of drugs Antidepressants
Smoking may what the effectiveness of the antipsychotics olanzapine(zyprexa) and Clozapine) decrease
Name some Tyramine containing foods Aged cheeses, liver, smoked meats, soy sauce, bananas, red wines, beers, sour cream
They inhibit breakdown of serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine in the CNS nerve synapses and inhibit tyramine breakdown in intestines Mechanism of action of the MAO-inhibitors
Are antidepressants addictive No they are not. They do not cause psychological dependence they can cause physical dependence and withdrawal symptoms
S/S of Obsessive compulsive disorder excessive focus on religious or moral ideals fear of being contaminated by germs/dirt or contaminating others. fear of causing harm to yourself or others, intrusive sexually explicit or violent thoughts/images idea
This class of antidepressants is most likely to worsen dementia TCAs because of the anticholinergic effects
Life threatening hypertensive crisis can occur when MAOIs are taken with Ephedrine, Amphetamines, Cocaine, Pseudoephedrine, TCAs, SSRIs, and SNRIs
What typically guides drug selection in treatment of depression selecting drugs with fewer side effects, low cost and consider family response
This class of antidepressants is most likely to cause orthostatic hypotension TCAs
This class of antidepressants is most likely to cause anticholinergic side effects and sedation TCAs
General therapeutic uses of antidepressants anxiety, phobic disorders, OCD, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, bulimia, Tourette's syndrome, bipolar disease, neuropathic pain
This SNRI is specifically FDA approved to treat Fibromyalgia pain Duloxetine (Cymbalta)
Created by: Booschick