Psychiatric stuff - shuffling, gait May require long term...

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Psychiatric Agents 1) Antipsychotics 2) Anxiolytics 3) Antidepressants 4) Mood stabilizers ANTIPSYCHOTICS aka neuroleptics or psychotropics block the dopamine to reduce psychotic Sx Dopamine antagonists (block dopamine) used to treat psychosis illusions delusions hallucinations incoherence catetonia (inability to move) aggressive behavior violent behavior Produced Extrapyramidal Symptoms : parkinsonian Sx Tremors Acute dystonia (facial gringe) Akathisia (restless) Tardive dyskinesia masklike faces rigidity
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Unformatted text preview: shuffling, gait May require long term antiparkinsonian medications (anticholinergics) anticholinergics-- block extra pyramidal symptoms --are adgeneric (Fight or Flight) --not cholinergics (Feed and Breed) Medications Cogentin (anticholinergic of choice) Lorazepam propanolol Ca channel blockers beta blockers Vitamin E ANTIPSYCHOTICS ( -zines) Phenothiazines...
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