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Flashcards in Antipsychotics Deck (32):
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Typical antipsychotics include

Heals The Craziness (haloperidol, thioridazine, chlorpromazine)

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Atypical antipsychotics include

CRAZy Qo (clozapine, risperidone, aripiprazole, ziprasidone, quetiapine, olanzapine)

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MOA of antipsychotics

Blocks D2 receptors- 5HT2 receptors

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Also an antimetic

Thioridazine

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Corneal and lens deposits

Chlorpromazine

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Retinal depsoits

Thioridazine

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Strongest autonomic effects

Thioridazine

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Only antipsychotic with fatal overdose

Thioridazine

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Also used for mgmt of Huntington's and Tourette's

Haloperidol

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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Haloperidol

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For suicidal patients

Clozapine

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For anorexia nervosa and depression

Olanzapine

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Weight gain

Olanzapine

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Bipolar manic episodes

Quetiapine

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Priapism

Quetiapine

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DOC for pediatric patients

Risperidone

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Intractable hiccups, tourette syndrome

Risperidone

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Marked hyperprolactinemia

Risperidone

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Acute mania

Ziprasidone

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QT prolongation(torsades)

Ziprasidone

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Depression, autism, cocaine dependence

Aripiprazole

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Least sedating antipsychotic

Ariprazole

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Tx of Bipolar disorder

Lithium

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Schizophrenia is due to

Dopamine excess

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Examples of dopamine agonist

Amphetamine, levodopa

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Effective in some schizophrenic patients resistant to tx with other antipsychotic drugs

Clozapine

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Used for acute dystonia

Diphenhydramine

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Used for parkinsonism

Benztropine

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Used for rabbit syndrome

Benztropine

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Used for tardive dyskinesia

None

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Used for akathisia

Diphenhydramine

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Used for neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Dantrolene, diazepam, dopamine agonists