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NSG 3450 Exam 2 Meds

TermDefinition
Escitalopram (Lexapro) Antidepressants- SSRI: Generalized Anxiety Disorder Inhibits reuptake of serotonin in the CNS. Contraindications: MAO Use, Angle-Closure Glaucoma Side Effects: Insomnia, Serotonin Syndrome
Paroxetine (Paxil) Antidepressants- SSRI: GAD, Social Anxiety, Panic Disorder, OCD Inhibits reuptake of serotonin in the CNS. Contraindications: MAO Use, Lactation Side Effects: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Insomnia, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Serotonin Syndrome
Venlafaxine (Effexor) Antidepressants- SNRI: GAD, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Inhibits serotonin and norepi reuptake in the CNS. Contraindications: MAO Use, Lactation, CVD, ACG Side Effects: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Suicidal Thoughts, Seizures, Serotonin Syndrome
Duloxetine (Cymbalta) Antidepressants- SNRI: Generalized Anxiety Disorder Inhibits serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake in the CNS, Contraindications: MAO Use, R&H Impairment, ACG, Diabetes Side Effects: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Serotonin Syndrome, Steven-Johnsons S
Alprazolam (Xanax) Antidepressants- Benzodiazepines: GAD & Panic Disorder Produces anxiolytic effect in CNS and CNS depression. Contraindications: ACG, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Elderly Side Effects: Lethargy, Physical & Psychological Dependence, Drowsiness, Hangover
Chlordiazepoxide (Librium) Antidepressants- Benzodiazepines: GAD Produces anxiolytic effect in CNS and CNS depression. Contraindications: ACG & Elderly Side Effects: Drowsiness, Hangover Effect, Weight Gain, Psychological & Physical Dependence
Clorazepate (Tranxene) Antidepressants- Benzodiazepines: GAD Muscle Relaxant, Produces anxiolytic effect and CNS Depression Contraindications: ACG & Elderly Side Effects: Suicidal Thoughts, Lethargy, Hangover, Ataxia, Paradoxical Excitation, P&P Dependence
Diazepam (Valium) Antidepressants: Benzodiazepines: GAD Muscle Relaxant, Produces anxiolytic effect and CNS Depression Contraindications: Myasthenia Gravis, Sleep Apnea, ACG, Low Albumin Side Effects: Resp Depression, Lethargy, Hangover, Ataxia, Hypotension, Drowsiness
Lorazepam (Ativan) Antidepressants- Benzodiazepines: GAD Inhibitory neurotransmitter that depresses CNS. (GABA) Contraindications: ACG, Hypotension, Sleep Apnea, Psychosis, COPD, Myasthenia Gravis Side Effects: Drowsiness, Lethargy, Apnea, Cardiac Arrest, P&P Dependence,
Oxazepam (Serax) Antidepressants- Benzodiazepines: GAD Inhibitory neurotransmitter that depresses CNS. (GABA) Contraindications: ACG, COPD, Myasthenia Gravis, Elderly Side Effects: Hangover, Impaired Memory, Paradoxical Excitation, Weight Gain, P&P Dependence
Buspirone (BuSpar) Antidepressants- Other: GAD Increases norepi metabolism in the brain Contraindications: MAO Use, Grapefruit Juice
Sertraline (Zoloft) Antidepressants- SSRI: Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety, OCD Inhibits neuronal uptake of serotonin in the CNS. Contraindications: MAO Use, Mania, ACG Adverse Effects: Suicidal Thoughts, Torsades De Pointes, Tremor, Insomnia, Dry Mouth, Sexual Dysfunctio
Clonazepam (Klonopin) Antidepressants- Benzodiazepines: Panic Disorder Anticonvulsant effects may be due to presynaptic inhibition. Contraindications: Hepatic Impairment, ACG, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Side Effects: Suicidal Thoughts, Behavioral Changes, Drowsiness, Ataxia
Fluvoxamine (Luvox) Antidepressants- SSRI: OCD Inhibits the reuptake of serotonin in the CNS. Contraindications: MAOI Use, ACG, Impaired Hepatic Function Side Effects: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Serotonin Syndrome, Insomnia, Nervousness, Dry Mouth, Dyspepsia
Clomipramine (Anafranil) Antidepressants- Other: OCD Potentiates the effect of serotonin and norepinephrine in CNS. Contraindications: ACG, Heart Problems, MAO Use Side Effects: Seizures, Lethargy, Sedation, Blurred Vision, Dry Eyes & Mouth, Male Sexual Dysfunction
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