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Antipsychotic Meds

Mental Health

chlorpromazine (Thorazine) Traditional/Typical Antipsychotic
fluphenazine (Prolaxin) Traditional/Typical Antipsychotic
haloperidol (Haldol) Traditional/Typical Antipsychotic
thioridazine (Mellaril) Traditional/Typical Antipsychotic
thiothixene (Navane) Traditional/Typical Antipsychotic
Traditional/Typical Antipsychotic MOA target dopamine 2 receptors, acting as antagonist to reduce dopamine activity in the brain.
Traditional/Typical Antipsychotic Treatment used to treat disorders such as schizophrenia characterized by psychosis with agitation. (postive symptoms). Hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thoughts.
Traditional/Typical Antipsychotic SE EPS Dystonia, dyskinesia, akathesia, tardive dyskinesia
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome potentially fatal. Symptoms of high fever, muscle rigidity, autonomic instability, diaphoresis, pale skin, delirium,inability to speak, tremors, elevated enzyme= muscle damage
Endocrine SE dopamine inhibit the hormone prolactin which promotes breast inlargement (gynomastia) which produces milk production (galactorrhea). Chronic prolactin elevation can cause decreased labido, irregular mestration, hyperglycemia dm type 2
clonzapine (Clozaril) Atypical Antipsychotics
olanzapine (Zyprexal) Atypical Antipsychotics
quertidpine (Seroquel) Atypical Antipsychotics
ziprasidone (Geodon) Atypical Antipsychotics
Atypical Antipsychotics Action influence a variety of dopamine receptor sites, serotonin recptors, muscarinic recpetors, alpha-receptors and histamine recpetors.
Atypical Antipsychotics treatment Negative effects of schizophrenia, decreased dopamine activity. CAUSE FEWER EPS SE
Atypical Antipsychotics SE weight gain, prolonged QT conduction time, DM, agranulocytosis (clonzapine)
Agranulocytosis symptoms fever, sore throat, bruising, petichiae, increased bleeding, decreased caloric intake
benztropine (Cogentin) Anticholinergic Drugs
biperiden(Akineton) Anticholinergic Drugs
diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Anticholinergic Drugs
procyclidine (Kemadrin) Anticholinergic Drugs
trihexyphenidyl (Artane) Anticholinergic Drugs
Anticholinergic Drugs MOA competively inhibit action of aacetylcholine
Anticholinergic Drugs treatment reduces rigidity and tremors counteracts cholinergic effects.
Anticholinergic Drugs SE Dry mouth, constipation, pupil dialation (mydriasis), phototsensitity, orthostatic hypotension, urinary hesitancy/urgency, blurred near vision, increased HR.
aripiprazole (Abilify) New Generation Antipsychotic
New Generation Antipsychotic MOA Dopamine system stabilizer. Has a stabilizing and modulating effect on brain dopamine.
New Generation Antipsychotic Note Does not cause EPS
Depot Injections Long acting, every 2 weeks or 1 time monthly. Increases rate of complience with medications.
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