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Bipolar / Nerv Sys

ch 17, therapeutic agents for the nervous system - pharm tech

bipolar disorder aka manic depressive disorder; experience excessive mood swings that range from manic (high) to depressive (low) states
drug treatment for bipolar disorder lithium, anticonvulsants, atypical antipsychotics
generic for Eskalith lithium *patients must have their blood levels monitored regularly for toxicity
Trileptal oxcarbazepine *anticonvulsant
Depakote divalproex sodium *anticonvulsant
Lamictal lamotrigine *anticonvulsant
Tegretol carbamazepine *anticonvulsant
Risperdol risperidone *atypical antipsychotic
Zyprexa olanzapine *atypical antipsychotic
Geodon ziprasidone *antipsychotic
Seroquel quetiapine *atypical antipsychotic
Created by: DbaileyC



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