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3rd set

Anti depressant drugs block neuronal reuptake
Anti depressant drugs are Dopamine, Serotonin and Norepinephrine
Biogenic Amine Theory of depression states that there's Deficiency of Norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine in CNS
The tricyclic antidepressants are Amitriptyline, Imipramine (Norepinephrine) - used for enuresis in children, attention deficit disorder, cocaine withdrawal patients. Desipramine, doxepin, Clomipramine (serotonin) - PTSD, PD, OCD. Nortriptyline, Protriptyline, Maprotiline, Amoxapine
the tricyclic antidepressants Block Neuronal re-uptake by increasing levels of norepinephrine and serotonin. the block histamine receptors, cholinergic receptors, Alpha - adrenergic receptors.
the tricyclic antidepressants increase mood, increase mental alertness, increase physical activity
the Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors are Phenelzine, Tranylcypromine
Monoamine oxidase Inhibitors inhibit and prevent Inactivation of Norepinephrine, serotonin and Dopamine
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors are used for Severe depression
MAO - A handles excess Serotonin and Norepinephrine
MAO - B handles excess Dopamine
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI) are Fluoxetine (Prozac), Sertraline (zoloft), Paroxetine (Paxil), Nefazodone, Trazodone. Fluoxetine (Prozac) is used for Bulimia Nervosa Patients. Adverse effects of SSRI are Nervousness, Sexual dysfunction
Anticonvulsants 2 types of seizures are partial seizures and generalized seizures
Partial seizures No loss of consciousness
Generalized seizures Loss of consciousness
Partial seizures seen in one part of the brain. they are Simple partial and Complex partial
Simple Partial can occur at any age, does not spread, seen on single locus, no consciousness impairment.
Complex partial occur before age 20, consciousness Impairment, inability to carry out simple commands, lack of awareness of one's surroundings.
Generalized seizure seen in many parts of the brain. There's Tonic-clonic generalized (grand mal) and Absence Generalized (Petite Mal).
Generalized seizure Tonic clonic is most common,Absence is seen in kids btw 5-12 years,Myoclonic is rapid contraction of body muscles,Infertile spasms is bending of body at waist or neck,Status epilepticus is 30 min of continuous seizure,Febrile is convulsion by fever
Anticonvulsant / Antiepileptic Drugs Phenytoin, Carbamazepine, Valproic Acid, Ethosuximide, Benzodiazepines (Diazepam,Clonazepam,Clorazepate), Barbiturate (Phenobarbital,Primidone)
Anticonvulsant / Antiepileptic Drugs these drugs Inhibit Electrical Discharge and Spread of Discharge
Phenytoin side effects are Nystagmus, ataxia, gingival hyperplasia, megaloblastic anemia
Carbamazepine side effect are Blocks Na+ channels and its used in Partial epilepsy, Grand mal epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia. Excess use can cause apalstic anemia, thrombocytopenia, Agranulocytosis, Liver failure, Spina bifida
Created by: slinger101



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