Flashcards in Psychotropic Medications Deck (8)
What are the 3 Main Anti-Psychotic Medications?
What is Tardive Dyskinesia?
Tardive Dyskinesia - Involuntary Muscle Movement disorder
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
What are the 3 Main Anti-Anxiety Medications?
What are the 4 Main ADHD Medications?
How many are amphetamine (speed) based?
How many non-amphetamine based?
Amphetamine (example of a paradoxical effect)
What are the 3 Main SSRI Anti-Depressants?
What is the possible side effect?
Often causes loss of libidinal desire
takes several weeks to be effective
What are the 3 Main Atypical Anti-Depressants?
What are the 2 Main Tricyclic Anti-Depressants?
What is 1 side effect?
Can cause dry mouth