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Flashcards in Antidepressants Deck (9):
1

TCA (tricyclic antidepressant)
For MDD (back-up), enuresis

Imipramine
(THink: imipramine I'm-peeing-ramine )

2

3Cs of TCA overdose

Coma
Convulsions
Cardiotoxicity

3

SSRI
For MDD (first-line)
Brand name: Prozac

Fluoxetine
Other SSRIs: paroxetine, sertraline, escitalopram

4

SSRI
SE: diarrhea

Sertraline (squirt-raline)

5

SSRI approved only for obsessive-compulsive disorder

Fluvoxamine

6

Features of serotonin syndrome

FAT CHD
Fever
Agitation
Tremor
Clonus
Hyperreflexia
Diaphoresis

7

SNRI
SE: hypertension

Venlafaxine

8

Serotonin (5-HT2) receptor antagonist
SE: priapism

Trazodone (Think Trazo-bone)

9

MAO-I
Hypertensive crisis when taken with tyramine (indirect-acting sympathomimetic in moldy cheese)
Serotonin syndrome when taken with SSRIs

Phenelzine

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