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Psychiatry Drugs

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Updated 2011-06-15 00:51

Summary

Learn the key Psychiatry Drugs.

Anti Psychotics

Question Answer
ChlorpramazineTypical Antipsychotic
TrifluoperazineTypical Antipsychotic
HalperidolTypical Antipsychotic
TrifluoperazineTypical Antipsychotic
Clozapine Atypical Antipsychotic
OlanzapineAtypical Antipsychotic
RisperidoneAtypical Antipsychotic
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Mood Stabalisers

Question Answer
Lithium CarbonateMood stabaliser
CarbamazapineAnti convulsant, also used as a mood stabiliser
Sodium ValporateNa channel inhibitor - Neuropathic pain, Anticonvulsant, Bipolar mood stabalizer
LamotrigineMood stabaliser in Bipolar, Anticonvulsant
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Anti Convulsants

Question Answer
CarbamazapineAnti convulsant, also used as a mood stabiliser
Sodium ValporateNa channel inhibitor - Neuropathic pain, Anticonvulsant, Bipolar mood stabalizer
LamotrigineMood stabaliser in Bipolar, Anticonvulsant
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Benzodiazapines

Question Answer
MidazolamShort term Benzodiazapine
TemazepamShort to Medium Benzodiazapine, hypnotic
DiazepamLonger term Benzodiasapine, Valium
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Anti Depressants

Question Answer
CitalopramSSRI
VenlafaxineSNRI
PhenelzineMAO inhibitor, antidepressant
SertralineSSRI
AmitryptilineTCA
DuloxetineSNRI
MianserinAntidepressant (tetracyclic)
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Miscellaneous

Question Answer
CarbimazoleTPO Inhibitor - Hyperthyroid
TimololBeta Blocker eyes - IOP
NaltrexoneOpioid antagonist -alcohol,opioid dependence
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MS

Question Answer
Interferon BetaImmuno-modulator - MS chronic management
MethylprednisoloneGlucocorticoid - MS Acute relapse
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Parkinson's

Question Answer
BenztropineAnticholinergic - Parkinsonism, SE of antipsychotics
Methyldopa/CarbidopaDOPA carboxylase inhibitor (inhibit peripheral metabolism of levodopa.)
CarbergolineDopamine Agonist - Parkinson's
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Alzheimer's

Question Answer
RivastigmineParasypathomimetic - Alzheimer's
DonepezilAcetylcholine esterase inhibitor - Alzheimer's
MemantineNMDA antagonist - Alzheimer's
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Mode of Action

Question Answer
TCA MOASNRI, 5HT Antagonist, NMDA Antagonist
Typical Antipsychotic MOAD2 Blockade, H1 Blockade, antimuscarinic
Atypical Antipsychotics MOADopamine and Seratonine Antagonist. Serotonin blockade disinhibits dopamine blockade where unwanted
Benzodiazepine MOAGABA Poteniator
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