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Flashcards in Antidepressants Deck (15):
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SSRI

blocks serotonin reuptake

fluoxetine
sertraline
paroxetine
citalopram
fluvoxamine

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SNRI

blocks serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake

venlafaxine
duloxetine
milnacipram

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TCA

Blocks 5HT and NE reuptake

imipramine
desipramine
amitryptyline
nortriptyline
doxepin

4

MAOI

inhibits MOA breakdown of NE, DA, 5HT

5

NDRI

NE, DA reuptake inhibitor Buproprion

6

Tetracyclic

trazedone
mirtazepine

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priapism

trazodone

8

lowers seizure threshold

buproprion

9

Works well with SSRIs and increases REM sleep

trazodone

10

appetite stimulant that is likely to result in weight gain

mirtazapine

11

can be used for smoking cessation

buproprion

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can be used for bedwetting in children

imipramine (TCA)

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TCA overdose symptom

convulsions
coma
cardiotoxicity
hyperpyrexia
respiratory depression

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Serotonin syndrome symptoms

muscle rigidity
hyperthermic CV collapse

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Tyramine while on MAOI's

tyramine accumulates because it is converted to NE due to MAO- inhibition: Hypertensive crisis, hemorrhagic stroke, cardiac arrhythmia