Pysch meds

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Pysch meds
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2013-01-21 14:34:57
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  1. SE of SSRI (4)
    sexual dysfunction -- dec. libido, delayed ejaculation, impotence

    insomnia

    weight gain

    serotonin syndrome
  2. serotonin syndrome sx (4)
    agitation

    confusion

    disorientation

    hallucinations
  3. major precaution with MAOIs
    • hypertensive crisis may occur from tyramine rich foods
    • -pickled
    • -aged
    • -caffeinated
    • -fermeted
  4. SE of MAOIs (3)
    CNS stimulation -- anxiety, agitation, hypomania, mania

    orthostatic hypotension

    HA, dry mouth, lethargy
  5. patient teaching with MAOIs (3)
    avoid OTC meds

    avoid tyramine rich foods

    always tell health care professionals if they are taking MAOIs
  6. SE of tricyclic antidepressants (3)
    anticholinergics: dry mouth, HA, urine retention, blurred vision, tachy

    orthostatic hypotension

    dysrythmias
  7. when is patient most at risk for suicide?
    when they start to feel better
  8. SE of Haldol (4)
    extrapyramidal SE

    NMS

    anticholinergics

    dysrhythmias
  9. what class is Haldol?
    first gen. antipyschotic
  10. what are extrapyramidal se? (4)
    tardive dyskinesia

    parkinsonism

    dystonia

    akathisia
  11. sx of tardive dyskinesia (2)
    twisting movements of face and tonuge

    lip smaking
  12. sx of parkinsonism (4)
    bradykinesia

    drooling

    tremor

    gait problems -- shuffling
  13. sx of dystonia
    spasms of tongue, face neck and back
  14. def of akathisia  (3)
    agitation

    anxiety

    cant sit still
  15. sx of anticholinergic effects (4)
    drowsy

    dry mouth

    constipation

    urine retention

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