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1

What are the 3 Main Anti-Psychotic Medications?

What is Tardive Dyskinesia?

Haldol
Thorazine
Risperdal

Tardive Dyskinesia - Involuntary Muscle Movement disorder

2

What are the 3 Main Bipolar Medications?

What are the Side Effects?

Lithium (Can cause Kidney Problems)
Tegretol (Can cause liver problems)
Depakote (Can cause liver problems)

These meds require frequent blood work to monitor health

3

What are the 3 Main Anti-Anxiety Medications?

(Benzos)

Valium
Xanax
Klonopin

*Short acting/addictive*

4

What are the 4 Main ADHD Medications?

How many are amphetamine (speed) based?

How many non-amphetamine based?

Amphetamine (example of a paradoxical effect)

1) Adderall
2) Ritalin
3) Concerta

Non-Amphetamine

1) Strattera

5

What are the 3 Main SSRI Anti-Depressants?

What is the possible side effect?

Prozac
Zoloft
Paxil

Often causes loss of libidinal desire

takes several weeks to be effective

6

What are the 3 Main Atypical Anti-Depressants?

Effexor
Cymbalata
Wellbutrin

7

What are the 2 Main Tricyclic Anti-Depressants?

What is 1 side effect?

Elavil
Tofranil

Can cause dry mouth

8

What are the 2 Main MAO Inhibitors?

Nardil
Parnate

Observe dietary habits/causes stomach pain