Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors

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Author:
dsherman
ID:
114280
Filename:
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
Updated:
2011-11-05 19:22:00
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SSRI
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SSRI's
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  1. What drugs are SSRI's
    • citalopram(celexa)
    • escitalopram (Lexapro)
    • fluoxetine(Prozac)
    • paroxetine (Paxil)
    • sertraline (Zoloft)
  2. common side effects of SSRI's
    • insomnia
    • sexual disfunction
    • weight gain
    • hyponatremia
  3. uses for SSRI's
    • major depression
    • obsessive-complusive disorder
    • panic disorder
  4. Nursing implications and patient teaching for patients is taking SSRI's
    • increased risk for suicide monitor client for mood changes
    • do not stop taking medications
    • notify physician if possibility of pregnancy or breast feeding
  5. GET A GRIP ON LIFE
    • STOP OBSESSIVE THOUGHT AND COMPULSIVE ACTIVITIES
    • GET RID OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY

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