Psychopharm drugs and neurotransmitters.txt

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  1. Dopamine decrease
    Parkinson's disease and depression
  2. Dopamine increase
    Schizophrenia and mania
  3. Norepinephrine decrease
  4. Norepinephrine increase
    Anxiety states
  5. Serotonin decrease
  6. Serotonin increase
    Anxiety states
  7. Histamine high levels
    Anxiety and depression
  8. Gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) decrease
    Anxiety , schizophrenia , mania, and Huntington chorea
  9. Gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) increase
    Reduction of anxiety, schizophrenia ,mania
  10. Glutamate
    Is involved in most aspects of normal brain function including cognition memory and learning
  11. Acetylcholine increase
  12. Acetylcholine decrease
  13. Acetylcholine decrease
    Alzheimer's disease, Huntington chorea, Parkinson's disease
  14. Anxiety drugs? Benzodiazepine
    Valium, Klonopin, Xanax
  15. Benzodiazepines for insomnia
    Dalmane, restoril, halcion, prosom, doral
  16. What should you avoid while taking benzodiazepines
  17. BuSpar
    An anxiolytic agent , plus potential for dependents, anti-anxiety
  18. Non-benzodiazepine agents that are short acting and hypnotic sleep agent
    Ambien, Sonata, Lunesta
  19. Rozerem
    • Melatonin receptor agonist
    • Hypnotic drug that act similar to melatonin, thought to regulate cicadian rhythm
  20. Elavil and Tofranil
    • Tricyclics
    • Increases nor epinephrine
    • Side effects include anticholinergic effect
  21. Antidepressant drugs sSRIs
    Prozac , Zoloft , Paxil
  22. SSRI- prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, action and side effect
    Increases serotonin : side effect includes less anticholerginic effects than tricyclic agent and nausea and vomiting
  23. SNRI
    Effexor and Cymbalta
  24. SNRI Effexor and Cymbalta
    Action and side effect
    • Increases serotonin and norepinephrine
    • Side effects include less anticholerginic side effect than tricyclic agents and nausea vomiting
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Psychopharm drugs and neurotransmitters.txt
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