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Depression/Anxiety

Mental Health Med

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SSRI first line tx for depression; sexual dysfunction, GI upset, mild sedation, resltessness SEROTONIN SYNDROME
SNRI venlafaxine (Effexor) first choice; SEROTONINE SYNDROME, GI probs, sexual dysfunction, agitation, anxiety
NEDRI anorexia, weight loss, GI prob, shakiness, tachycardia
Noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant GI probs, weight gain, orthostatic hypotension, agitation, drowsiness, tremor; RARELY:seizures, agranulocytosis
Tricyclic antidepressants More adverse effects than SSRI's, dry mouth, dry eyes, constipation, weight gain, sedation, cardiac dysrhythmias
MAOI reserved for pt who don't respond to other stuff; GI prob, v sexual function, weight gain, headache, othostatic hypotension, sleep disturbances, tremor; HYPERTENSIVE CRISIS with tyramine
buspirone (Buspar)- ANTIANXIETY no tolerance/dependance, mild N, light0headehness, headache, restlessness
propranolol (Inderal) Hypotension, fatigue, bradycardia, bronchospasm, dizziness
citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine (Luvox), sertraline (Zoloft), paroxetine (Paxil) Selective serotonine reuptake inhibitor
duloxetine (Cymbalta), venlafaxine (Effexor) Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor
bupropion (Wellbutrin) Norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor
mirtazapine (Remeron) Noradrenergic and specific serotonergic
amitriptyline (Apo-Amitriptyline), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), imipramine (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor) Tricyclic
isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), selegiline (Emsam), tranylcypromine (Parnate) MAOI
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