Show: Questions Responses Print Antipsychotics Antidepressants Mood-stabilizing Drugs Antianxiety Stimulants Neurotransmitters 100 Formerly know as neuroleptics, used to treat psychosis 100 Treatment of major depressive illness, anxiety disorders, and psychotic depression 100 Used to treat bipolar disorder, treat acute episodes of mania 100 Used to treat anxiety and anxiety disorders, insomnia, obsessivecompulsive disorder (OCD) depression, PTSD, and alcohol withdrawal. 100 First used in the 1930s to treat psychiatric disorders, and highly abused to produce a high, or stay awake for long periods. 100 Plays an important role in anxiety, mood disorders, and schizophrenia. What are antipsychotic drugs? What are antidepressants? What are mood-stabilizing drugs? What are Antianxiety Drugs (Anxiolytics)? 200 Time release form of IM injection for maintenance therapy What is depot injection? 300 Acute dystonia, pseudoparkinsonism, and akathesia What are Extrapyramidal Side Effects? 400 Potentially fatal idiosyncratic reaction to an antipsychotic (neuroleptic) drug. 200 chronic pain, migraine headaches, peripheral and diabetic neuropathies, panic disorder, and eating disoders What are stimulants? 200 Accounts for 90% of the stimulant medication given to children for ADHD. What is methylphenidate? What are off-label uses of antidepressants? What is lamotrigine? 300 MAO inhibitors, SSRIs, Tricyclic and related antidepressants, other antidepressants 300 Most established moodstabilizer; serum levels are essential. 300 A nonbenzodiazepine often used for the relief of anxiety. 300 Can cause life-threatening liver failure, can result in death in 4 weeks. What is lithium? What is buspirone? What is pemoline? What are the groups of antidepressants? 400 Life-threatening side effect from eating tyramine containing foods while taking MAOIs What is NMS (Neuroleptic malignant syndrome) What is hypertensive crisis? 500 Syndrome of permanent involuntary movements 500 Can cause seizures at a rate four times that of other antidepressants What is tardive dyskinesia? 200 200 Can cause severe rashes, Effective in relieving including Stevens-Johnson anxiety and are the drugs syndrome, and rarely, life- most frequently prescribed. threatening toxic epidermal necrolysis What are benzodiazepines? What is Bupropion? What is serotonin? 200 Implicated in schizophrenia and other psychoses as well as in movement disorders such as Parkinson disease. What is dopamine? 300 Implicated in severe anxiety disorders; may contribute to memory loss, social withdrawal, and depression. What are norepinephrine and epinephrine? 400 Can cause hepatic failure and life-threatening pancreatitis What is Valproic Acid and its derivatives? 500 Aplastic anemia and agranulocytsis can occur at at rate of 5 to 8 times greater that the general population. What is Carbamazepine? 400 Benzodiazepines mediate the actions of the amino acid _____, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain? 400 Weight loss, anorexia, nausea, and irritability. 400 Modulates other neurotransmitters What are side effects of stimulants? What is GABA (Gammaaminobutyric acid)? 500 Known to have increased risks associated with second-generation antipsychotics. 500 Chemical substances that aid in the transmission of information throughout the body What is metabolic syndrome? What are neurotransmitters? What is GABA? 500 Chief problem encountered with the use of benzodiazepines. What is physical dependence?