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1

How many of the criteria in the DIG FAST mnemonic must be met in order to Dx a manic episode?

three (3)

2

Which TCA can be used for diabetic neuropathy and migraines?

amitryptaline

3

What is modafinil used for?

narcolepsy and ADHD (in adults)

4

What kind of a drug is phenelzine?

MAOI

5

Which anti-depressants can cause elevated BP?

SNRIs

6

Name a couple of SNRIs.

Venlafaxine Duloxetine

7

Which neurotransmitters are targeted by Bupropion?

3 catecholamines: serotonin, NE, and Dopamine

8

Which antidepressant shold be chosen if a pt has bothersome sexual side fx on, say, paroxetine?

Bupropion

9

What is buspirone mainly used for?

generalized anxiety disorder

10

Is agranulocytosis observed w/ olanzapine?

no

11

What is the most common side effect of olanzapine?

weight gain

12

Aside from combating depression, what are 2 beneficial effects of Mirtazapine?

anxiolysis and appetite stimulation

13

What type of drugs should be used to treat pts w/ severe Tourette's?

Typical antipsychotics (e.g. pimozide)