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  1. aripiprazole (ABILIFY)
    CLASS: antipsychotic, ATYPICAL

    USE: schizophrenia

    MAJOR SEs:
    Tachycardia, akathisia, agitation, ataxia
  2. clozapine (CLOZARIL)
    CLASS: antipsychotic, ATYPICAL

    USE:
    Schizophrenia

    • MAJOR SEs: *Agranulocytosis*, Tachycardia, akathisia, agitation, ataxia, **WT GAIN
  3. ziprasidone (GEODON)
    CLASS: antipsychotic, ATYPICAL

    USE:
    Schizophrenia

    • MAJOR SEs: Tachycardia, akathisia, agitation, ataxia,
  4. risperidone (RISPERDAL)
    CLASS: antipsychotic, ATYPICAL

    USE:
    Schizophrenia

    MAJOR SEs:
    Tachycardia, akathisia, agitation, ataxia
  5. quetiapine (SEROQUEL)
    CLASS: antipsychotic, ATYPICAL

    USE:
    Schizophrenia

    MAJOR SEs:
    Tachycardia, akathisia, agitation, ataxia,
  6. olanzapine (ZYPREXA)
    CLASS: antipsychotic, ATYPICAL

    USE:
    Schizophrenia

    • MAJOR SEs: Tachycardia, akathisia, agitation, ataxia, *WT GAIN*
  7. escitalopram (LEXAPRO)
    CLASS: Antidepressant, SSRIs

    USE:  major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder

    MAJOR SEs: **NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, tremors, ALOC, tachycardia, HTN, Incontinence) *SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, SEROTONIN SYNDROME (tachycardia, agitation, HIGH BP, overactive reflexes), insomnia, N/D
  8. haloperidol (HALDOL)
    CLASS: antipsychotic, TRADITIONAL

    USE: schizophrenia, acute & chronic psychotic disorders, drug-induced pyschoses

    • MAJOR SEs: SEIZURE*S, AGRANULOCYTOSIS, NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME*,
    • EPS, blurred vision
  9. paroxetine (PAXIL)

    CLASS: Antidepressant, SSRIs

    USE: 
    major depressive disorder, panic disorder, , OCD, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, PTSD

    • MAJOR SEs: **NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, tremors, ALOC, tachycardia, HTN, Incontinence) *SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, SEROTONIN SYNDROME (tachycardia, agitation, HIGH BP, overactive reflexes), Anxiety, dizziness, drowsiness,
  10. fluoxentine (PROZAC)
    CLASS: Antidepressant, SSRIs

    USE:  major depressive disorder, panic disorder, depressive disorders in BIPOLAR

    MAJOR SEs: *SEIZURES, NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, tremors, ALOC, tachycardia, HTN, Incontinence) *SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, SEROTONIN SYNDROME (tachycardia, agitation, HIGH BP, overactive reflexes), Anxiety, dizziness, drowsiness,
  11. setraline (ZOLOFT)
    CLASS: Antidepressant, SSRIs

    USE:  major depressive disorder, panic disorder, OCD, PTSD, social anxiety disorder

    • MAJOR SEs: *SEIZURES, NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, tremors, ALOC, tachycardia,
    • HTN, Incontinence) *SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, SEROTONIN SYNDROME (tachycardia, agitation, HIGH BP, overactive reflexes), Anxiety, dizziness, drowsiness,
  12. amitryptyline (ELAVIL)
    CLASS: antidepressant, TRICYCLICS

    USE: depression

    MAJOR SEs: SUICIDAL THOUGTHS, ARRYTHMIAS, hypotension,
  13. fluphenazine (PROLIXIN)
    CLASS: Antipsychotic

    USE: acute and chronic psychoses

    MAJOR SEs: **AGRANULOCYTOSIS**, NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, tremors, ALOC, tachycardia, HTN, Incontinence), EPS, photosensitvity
  14. imipramine (TOFRANIL)
    CLASS: antidepressant, TRICYCLICS

    USE: depression

    MAJOR SEs: ARRYTHMIAS, hypotension, drowsiness, fatigue, constipation
  15. duloxetine (CYMBALTA)
    CLASS: antidepressant, SNRIs

    USE:  major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder

    MAJOR SEs: NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, tremors, ALOC, tachycardia, HTN, Incontinence) *SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, SEROTONIN SYNDROME (tachycardia, agitation, HIGH BP, overactive reflexes) *HEPATOTOXICITY, Anxiety, dizziness,
  16. mirtazapine (REMERON)
    CLASS: antidepressant, TRICYCLIC

    USE: major depressive disorder

    MAJOR SEs: *AGRANULOCYTOSIS*, drowsiness, dry mouth constipation, WT GAIN
  17. chlorpromazine (THORAZINE)
    CLASS: Antipsychotic

    USE: 2nd line for schizophrenia and psychosis

    MAJOR SEs: **NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, tremors, ALOC, tachycardia, HTN, Incontinence), AGRANULOCYTOSIS, sedation, hypotension
  18. venlafaxine (EFFEXOR)
    CLASS: Antidepressant, SNRIs

    USE:  major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder

    MAJOR SEs: NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, tremors, ALOC, tachycardia, HTN, Incontinence) *SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, SEROTONIN SYNDROME (tachycardia, agitation, HIGH BP, overactive reflexes) *HEPATOTOXICITY, Anxiety, dizziness
  19. buproprion (WELLBUTRIN)
    CLASS: Antidepressant, NDRI (norepinephrine dopamine reuptake inhibitor)

    USE: depression , smoking cessation

    MAJOR SEs: SEIZURES, SUICIDAL THOUGHTS/BEHAVIOR, agitation, HA, N,V
  20. trazodone (DESYREL)
    CLASS: Antidepressant

    USE: depression

    MAJOR SEs: SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, hypotension,drowsiness, dry mouth
  21. lorazepam (ATIVAN)
    CLASS: Antianxiety, BENZODIAZEPINES (sedative/hypnotic) - Addicting, quick onset, used for short periods of time

    USE: general anxiety disorder

    MAJOR SEs: sedation, ataxia, impaired cognitive function, memory, & coordination
  22. chlordiazepoxide (LIBRIUM)
    CLASS: Antianxiety, BENZODIAZEPINES (sedative/hypnotic) - Addicting, quick onset, used for short periods of time

    USE: general anxiety disorder, panic disorder

    MAJOR SEs: sedation, ataxia, impaired cognitive function, memory, & coordination
  23. diazepam (VALIUM)
    CLASS: Antianxiety, BENZODIAZEPINES (sedative/hypnotic) - Addicting, quick onset, used for short periods of time

    USE: general anxiety disorder

    MAJOR SEs: sedation, ataxia, impaired cognitive function, memory, & coordination
  24. alprazolam (XANAX)
    CLASS: Antianxiety, BENZODIAZEPINES - Addicting, quick onset, used for short periods of time

    USE: general anxiety disorder, panic disorder

    MAJOR SEs: sedation, ataxia, impaired cognitive function, memory & coordination
  25. buspirone (BUSPAR)
    CLASS: Antianxiety, Serotonin partial antagonist

    USE: anxiety

    MAJOR SEs: tachycardia, dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia
  26. propranolol (INDERAL)
    CLASS: antihypertensive, BETA BLOCKER

    USE: Anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, agressive behavior PTSD

    MAJOR SEs: **BRADYCARDIA, CHF, PULMONARY EDEMA** fatigue, weakness, erectile dysfunction
  27. metoprolol tartrate (LOPRESSOR)
    CLASS: Antihypertensive, BETA BLOCKER

    USE: Anxiety, aggressive behavior, Drug induced akathisia, tremors

    MAJOR SEs: **BRADYCARDIA, CHF, PULMONARY EDEMA** fatigue, weakness, erectile dysfunction
  28. lithium (LITHIUM)
    CLASS:  Mood Stabilizer

    USE: manic episodes

    MAJOR SEs: **SEIZURES, ARRYTHMIAS** impaired memory, hypothyroidism, leukocytosis, tremors
  29. valproic acid (DEPAKOTE)
    CLASS: anticonvulsant

    USE: panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD

    MAJOR SEs: SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, HEPATOTOXICITY, PANCREATITIS, HYPERTHERMIA, HYPERAMMONEMIA
  30. carbamazepine (TEGRETOL)
    CLASS: Anticonvulsant / Mood stabilizer

    USE: panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD

    MAJOR SEs: SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, STEVEN-JOHNSON SYNDROME, AGRANULOCYTOSIS, THROMBOCYTOPENIA, ataxia, drowsiness
  31. citalopram (CELEXA)
    CLASS: Antidepressant, SSRIs

    USE:  major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder

    • MAJOR SEs: NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (hyperthermia, muscle rigidity,
    • tremors, ALOC, tachycardia, HTN, Incontinence) *SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, SEROTONIN SYNDROME (tachycardia, agitation, HIGH BP, overactive
    • reflexes), insomnia, diarrhea
  32. acamprosate
    CLASS: Alcohol Abuse therapy adjuncts, GABA

    USE: Alcohol maintenance

    MAJOR SEs: abnormal thinking, anxiety, depression **RENAL IMPAIRMENT**
  33. buprenorphine (SUBUTEX)
    CLASS: narcotic analgesic, OPIOD AGONIST/ANTAGONIST

    USE: suppression of withdrawal systems in opiod detoxifications, mgmt of mod to sev pain

    MAJOR SEs: confusion, hallucinations, Respiratory depression, sedation, N/D
  34. lamotrigine (LAMICTAL)
    CLASS: Anticonvulsant

    USE: bipolar disorder

    MAJOR SEs: SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, STEVENS-JOHNSON SYNDROME, ataxia, dizziness,
  35. dextroamphetamine (ADDERALL)
    CLASS: CNS stimulant

    USE: ADHD

    MAJOR SEs: *SUDDEN DEATH*, hyperactivity, insomnia, TACHYCARDIA, palpitations

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