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sertraline trade name

zoloft

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sertraline drug class

antidepressant, SSRI

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sertraline how it works

inhibit reuptake in CNS, ^ effects serotonin

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sertraline expected effect

improve mood sleep appetitive energy & decrease fear, anxiety panic

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sertraline why use

depression, OCD, PTSD, panic, anxiety, premenstrual dysmorphic disorder

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sertraline dosage

depression/ OCD 25-50mg to max 200
premenstrual dysmorphic disorder 50-100mg

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sertraline route admin

PO

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sertraline adverse effects

seizure, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, serotonin syndrome, suicide, hepatitis, neonatal abstinence

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sertraline black box

suicide thoughts/ ideation in kids

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sertraline nursing considerations

mental status, bleeding, serotonin syndrome, neuroleptic malignant syndrome

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esciptalopram trade name

cipralex, lexapro

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escitalopram drug class

SSRI, antidepressant

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escitalopram expected effect

inhibit CNS reuptake serotonin but no NP

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why use escitalopram

anxiety, depression

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escitalopram black box

kids suicide ideation; clinical worsening suicide; mental status mood suicide depression panic worsen > not approved kids

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escitalopram side effects

suicide, seizure, neuroleptic malignant, hemorrhage, tachy, brady, MI, serotonin, Stevens Johnson syndrome, neonatal abstinence

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escitalopram dosages

PO 10mg, may increase 20mg, maintain 10-20mg
hepatic: 10mg PO

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escitalopram route admin

PO

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escitalopram nursing considerations

allergic rxn, serotonin syndrome, ECG, teach patient about serotonin syndrome & to report it (nausea, vomit, dizzy, sweat, mental changes)

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citalopram trade name

celexa

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citalopram drug class

antidepressant, SSRI

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citalopram expected effect

inhibit CNS reuptake serotonin. Not inhibit NR making it more appealing

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citalopram why use

depression

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citalopram adverse effect

anxiety, seizure, hallucinations, psychosis, sucide, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, hemorrhage, heart problems, pneumonia, serotonin syndrome, serotonin, neonatal abstinence

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citalopram nursing considerations

mental stauts, serotonin syndrome, vital signs, tornadoes de points, if systolic drops 20 hold med and tell prescriber
teach: 4-6weeks, higher anxiety at first, do not discontinue abruptly, avoid alcohol depressants, no pregnant or kids, teach signs serotonin symptoms

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citalopram doses

depression 20mg/day up to 40mg
panic 20-40mg
prementrual 10-30mg