Drugs

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Drugs
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2011-07-24 14:37:38
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  1. Effexor
    Venalfaxine, an SNRI.
  2. Pristiq
    Desvenlafaxine, an SNRI
  3. Cymbalta
    Duloxetine, an SNRI. Used in fibromyalgia and with DM pts or chronic pain or who have neuropathy
  4. Savella
    Milnacipran, an SNRI.
  5. Meridia
    Sibutramine, an SNRI
  6. Zoloft
    Sertraline, an SSRI. Can increase synthroid needs in hypothyroid pts because of "upper" characteristics.
  7. Prozac
    Fluoxetine, SSRI.
  8. Celexa
    Citalopram, SSRI
  9. Lexapor
    Escitalopram, SSRI
  10. Paxil
    Paroxetine, SSRI
  11. Luvox
    Fluvoxamine, SSRI
  12. Lyrica
    Pregabalin. Used for fibromyalgia and other neuropathic pain disorders. A derivitive og gabapentin (Neurontin), so it can cause weight gain as well.
  13. Remeron
    Mirtazapine, an odd TCA. Used for treating anxiety/ depression AND used for appetite stimulant, antiemetic, incomnia (hypnotic). Causes wt gain and sedation, so taken QHS usually.
  14. Reglan
    Metaclopramide. Antiemetic and gastroprokinetic agent; used to treat n/v IV in hospital, to facilitate gastric emptying in patients with gastroparesis (s/p bariatric surg or for DM), and as a treatment for migraine headaches.

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