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Fluoxetine (Prozac)

SSRI - most popular class of ADs w/ benign side effects
Side effects: suicide, serotonin syndrome (fever, tachycardia, HTN, delirium)

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Lithium

Tx: mania (BP1)

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Chlorpromazine

*1st antipsychotic, aka Thorazine
Mechanism: D2 antagonist
ROS: improves positive sx
Side effects: tardive dyskinesia

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Haloperidol

Aka "Haldol"
Mechanism: D2 antagonist
ROS: improve positive sx
SE: extrapyramidal syndrome (EPS) due to nigrostriatal DA2 blockade

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Clozaril

*atypical antipsychotic, aka "Clozapine"
Mechanism: D2, D3, D4 and 5-HT antagonist
ROS: improves + and - symptoms
SE: lower risk of EPS, increased risk of DM2

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Olanzapine

*atypical antipsychotic, aka "Zyprexa"
Mechanism: D2, D3, D4 and 5-HT antagonist
ROS: improves + and - symptoms
SE: decreased risk of EPS, increased risk of DM2

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Risperidone

*atypical antipsychotic, aka "Risperdal"
Mechanism: D2, D3, D4 and 5-HT antagonist
ROS: improves + and - symptoms
SE: decreased risk of EPS, increased risk of DM2