Flashcards in Pharmacology Deck (15):
How do monamine oxidase inhibitors work? Give an example of one
Slow down breakdown of neurotransmitters by inhibiting MAO enzyme
List some TCA's
List some SSRI's
Whereabouts in the synapse do MAO inhibitors act?
Whereabouts in the synapse do TCA's act?
Whereabouts in the synapse do SSRI's act?
Which SSRI's can inhibit CYP450 system?
List some adverse effects of SSRI's
List some adverse effects of TCA's
Which class of drug are major tranquilizers - antipsychotics or benzodiazepines?
What is the general overall mechanism of benzodiazepines?
Act at GABA receptor mediate its inhibitory effect
List the pharmacological clinical effects of benzodiazepines
Reduce anxiety and aggression
Which BZD acts as a GABA receptor antagonist and what is its effect on anxiety?
Some people can develop tolerance to BZD's - what is the significance of this?
The doses that work for them can be lethal in normal people