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6. Difference between typical and atypical antipsychotics.

Typical Antipsychotics Typical antipsychotics, also called as first generation anti psychotic drugs and are mainly used in the treatment of agitation, acute mania and other such conditions. This drug is divided into 3 classes of low potency medium potency and high potency. These drugs can cause extra pyramidal motor control disabilities in patients which may be present even after the medication is discontinued. The symptoms of this include body tremors and rigidity. The drug can also result in weight gain, dry mouth, muscle cramping and stiffness. A fatal side effect of this drug is Neuroleptic malignant syndrome symptoms of which is high fever and altered mental status. Atypical Antipsychotics Atypical Antipsychotics, also called as second generation anti psychotic drug and approved by FDA for use in the treatment of depression, bipolar and acute mania. It is less likely to cause extra pyramidal motor control and ardive dyskinesia disabilities in the patient. However it may also result in weight gain, dry mouth, muscle cramping and stiffness. The use of this drug may result in extreme weakness and abnormal shifts in sleep patterns.

7. Examples of typical and atypical antipsychotics. Typical: Haldol (haloperidol) Loxitane (loxapine) Mellaril (thioridazine) Moban (molindone) Navane (thiothixene)

Atypical:
Aripiprazole (Abilify) Asenapine Maleate (Saphris) Clozapine (Clozaril) Iloperidone (Fanapt) Lurasidone (Latuda) Olanzapine (Zyprexa) Olanzapine/Fluoxetine (Symbyax) Paliperidone ( Invega) Quetiapine (Seroquel) Risperidone ( Risperdal)

8. Types of Anti depressants and examples of each.

SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors)



Fluoxetine (Prozac) Fluvoxamine (Luvox)

Sertraline (Zoloft) Paroxetine (Paxil) Escitalopram (Lexapro)

Atypical antidepressants

Bupropion (Wellbutrin) Duloxetine (Cymbalta) Venlafaxine (Effexor) Mirtazapine (Remeron) Trazodone (Desyrel)

Tricyclic antidepressants

Amitriptyline (Elavil) Clomipramine (Anafranil) Desipramine (Norpramin) Doxepin (Sinequan) Imipramine (Tofranil)

MAOIs (Monoamine oxidase inhibitors)



Phenelzine (Nardil) Tranylcypromine (Parnate) Isocarboxazid (Marplan) Selegiline (Emsam)

9. Anxiety Meds

Cymbalta Oral Prozac Oral Xanax Oral Lexapro Oral Ativan Oral Alagesic LQ Oral Alagesic Oral Alprazolam Intensol Oral Alprazolam Oral Anafranil Oral