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Pharm Q5 Final

SSRI Drug names
Available Medications
Fluoxetine (Prozac)
Fluvoxamine
Sertraline
Paroxetine
Escitalopram
Citalopram
Symbyax
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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Overview
Indications
Depression
Anxiety
Mechanism of Action
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
Drugs
Paroxetine
Sertraline
Escitalopram
Fluoxetine
Side Effects
Sexual Dysfunction
Serotonin Syndrome
Treat with Cyproheptadine
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Vilazidone
MOA
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
Partially Stimulates 5-HT1A receptors
ADR's
Diarrhea
Nausea
All other SSRI SE's
Other
Take with Food
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Vortioxetine
MOA
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
Stimulates 5-HT1A receptors
5-HT3 Serotonergic Antagonist
ADR's
Sexal dysfunction
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Nefazodone
MOA
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
5-HT2 Antagonist
ADR's
Hepatotoxicity
Blurred Vision
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Trazodone
Indications
Insomnia
Depression
Mechanism of Action
Inhibit Serotonin Reuptake
Alpha-1 Blocker
Histamine (H1) Blocker
Side Effects
Sedation
Orthostatic Hypotension
Dry Mouth
Priapism
Arrhythmias
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Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs)
Indications
Depression
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Duloxetine
Panic and Anxiety
Venlafaxine
Mechanism of Action
Inhibits Reuptake of Serotonin and NE
Side Effects
Hypertension
Insomnia
Nausea and Vomiting
Decreased Libido
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Venlafaxime (Effexor)
MOA
Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs)
Weak Dopamine reuptake inhibitor
ADR's
Increase in diastolic blood pressure
Sexual Dysfunction
Insomnia
Nausea
Indications
Neuropathic Pain
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Milnipracin & Levomilnacipran
Milnipracin Indication
Fibromyalgia
Levomilnipracin MOA
Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs)
ADR of Levomilnipracin
Orthostatic Hypotension
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Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs) Overview
Mechanism of Action
Blocks Serotonin and NE Reuptake
Lipid-soluble
Side Effects
Adverse CNS Effects
Anticholinergic
Antihistamine
Tri-C: Convulsion, Coma, Cardiotoxicity
Blocks Alpha1 Receptors
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Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs) Indications
Indications
Major Depression
Bedwetting
Fibromyalgia
OCD
Drugs
-Iptyline or -Ipramine Suffix
Amitriptyline
Desipramine
Clomipramine
Imipramine
Nortriptyline
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Maprotiline
MOA
Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs)
Desensitization of Adenyl Cyclase
Down regulation of beta-adrenergic receptors
Downregulation of serotonin Receptors
ADR's
Drowsiness
Xerostomia
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Selective Alpha-2 Blockers
Mirtazapine
Indications
Depression Treatment
Mechanism of Action
Blocks Alpha2 Receptor
Antagonist at 5-HT receptors
Side Effects
Sedation
Weight gain
Increased Serum Cholesterol
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Bupropion
Indications
Depression
Smoking Cessation
Mechanism of Action
Increase Dopamine and NE
Side Effects
Stimulant Side Effects
Seizure
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Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAO-Is)
Indications
Atypical Depression
Mechanism of Action
Increase Levels of Amine Neurotransmitters
Drugs
"Takes Pride In Shanghai"
Tranylcypromine
Phenelzine
Isocarboxazid
Selegiline
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Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (MAOI) Contraindications
Contraindications
Wine and Cheese
Hypertensive Crisis
Serotonin Drugs
Serotonin Syndrome
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Bipolar Disorder Interventions
Drug Therapy
Lithium
Valproic Acid (Valproate)
Lamotrigine
Manic Episode
Hospitalization
Nutrition
Hygiene
Depressive Episode
Monitor for Vegetative Signs
Suicide Precautions
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Lithium
Indications
Bipolar Disorder
Mechanism of Action
Mood Stabilizer
Unknown Mechanism
Side Effects
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Hypothyroidism
Movement (Tremor)
Heart Block
Contraindication
Pregnancy (Ebstein's Anomaly)
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Carbamazepine
Indications
First-line Seizure Medication
First Line for Trigeminal Neuralgia
Mechanism of Action
Stabilizes Inactive State of Na+ Channels
Side Effects
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Induce Cytochrome P450
Teratogen
Hepatotoxicity
Blood Dyscrasias
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Medications that change Carbamazepine Concentrations
Medications that Increase Concentration
Erythromycin
Fluoxetine
Theophylline
Cimetidine
Verapamil and Diltiazem
Medications that decrease Concentration
Phenobarbital (Barbiturates)
Phenytoin
Theophylline
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