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Drugs that may cause serotonin syndrom

Tramadol
Lithium
Fentanyl
Amphetamines
Linezolid

2

Pathways associated with antipsychotic da block

Mesolimbic - reduces positive symptoms
Mesocortical - increases neg symptoms (aytypicals don't block here)
Nigrostriatal - PD like symptoms (typical only)
Tuberoinfundibular - sex dys, galactorrhea

3

Differential diag for depression

Hypothyroid
Anaemia

4

When is clozapine for
Must be prescribed with

Resistant
If two antipsychotics have been tried

Because of blood dyscrasias adn neutropenia.

Laxative - people die from bowel perforation.

5

What is serotonin syndrom
Symptoms

Two or more agents that inhibit serotonin.
Diarrhoea, seating, tremor, confusion, convulsions.