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1

what ed with?

depression and hypertensive cisis

2

what are the adverse effects of MAO-I

1. orthostatic hypotension
2. weight gain
3. sexual dysfunction

3

what class of antidepressants is considered last line

MAO-I's

4

why are MAOI's so rarely used

diet restriction; can't eat foods with tyramine

5

what antidepressant can be abruptly discontinued and claims to few sexual side effects and no weight gain

vortioxetine (Brintellix)

6

what antidepressants can be beneficial for patients with CV diseases or elderly patients

SSRIs

7

what antidepressants are beneficial for obese patients, or patients with low motivation or apathy

SNRIs

8

what antidepressants are beneficial for patients with neuropathic pain or migraines

TCAs

9

what antidepressants are beneficial for patients who smoke or are obese

bupropion

10

when are neurovegetative symptoms relieved by antidperessants

1-2 weeks

11

when are response to cognitive symptoms relieved by antidepressnats

3-4 weeks

12

what is the time period goal for response or remission to antidepressant therapy

6-8 weeks

13

when is the continuation phase after response to antidepressant

4-9 months

14

what 3 symptoms must be present for diagnosis of serotonin syndrome

1. mental status change
2. tachycardia
3. neuromuscular abnormalities

15

what are the symptoms of serotonin syndrome

Heavy sweating
Agitation
Diarrhea
Tremor
Overactive reflexes
Mental status changes
Uncoordinated movements
Clunus muscle spasms
High Fever
Shivering
Tachycardia

16

What are the serotonin discontinuation symptoms from abruptly stopping antidepressants

1. flu-like symptoms
2. insomnia
3. nausea
4. imbalance
5. sensory disturbances
6. hyperarousal - anxiety