Flashcards in MEDS Deck (22):
Side effects of SSRI's
4. Sexual Dysfunction, decreased libido and difficulty reaching orgasm
6. Insomnia/ anxiety (during initial activation)
7. Weight gain/ loss
8. Serotonin syndrome (excess serotonin) - serious, life threatening
9. High temperature
13. emotional flattening
What drug class do these drugs belong to?
What drug class do Chlordiazepoxide (Librium), Lorazepam (Ativan) belong to?
Indications for Paroxetine (Paxil):
Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic disorder
Indications for Escitalopram (Lexapro):
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Indications for Fluoxetine (Prozac):
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Indications for Chlordiazepoxide (Librium):
sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic withdrawal
What are the indications for Lorazepam (Ativan)?
GAD, social phobia, alcohol withdrawal;
sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic withdrawal
What are the indications for Dolophine (Methadone)?
synthetic opiate like drug - for opioid dependence
used in substitution therapy
What are the side effects for Dolophine (Methadone)?
What are the indications for Naloxone (Narcan)?
opioid overdose b/c it is an opioid antagonist
What are the side effects for Naloxone (Narcan)?
What are the indications for Bupropion (Zyban) which inhibits the reuptake of norepi, serotonin, and dopamine?
nicotine use disorder (for smoking cessation)
comorbid depression and ADHD
What are the side effects for Bupoprion (Zyban) ?
weight gain or loss
What are the indications for Buprenorphine?
What are the side effects for Buprenorphine?
pain (opioid dependency use)
withdrawal sx (opioid dependency use)
SSRI's are first line agents for _ __ _. They take __-__ weeks to reach symptom control.
chronic anxiety disorders; 3-4
SSRI's act on the __ system and indirectly on __
Benzodiazepine Side effects
5. Psychological and physical dependence
6. Potentiates side effects of other CNS depressants (ETOH)
7. May aggravate symptoms of depression
8. Orthostatic hypotension
9. Paradoxical excitement
10. memory impairment
11. motor incoordination
SSRI's have shown some efficacy in decreasing impulsivity in __ __ __
borderline personality disorder
Benzodiazepines can be used for __ __ or __ __ disorder