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Unformatted text preview: 3. Analgesics a. Narcotics and synthetic narcotics b. Nonnarcotics 1. Salicylates (such as aspirin) 2. Aniline derivatives (such as acetaminophen and phenacetin) 3. NSAID’s (including ibuprofen) 4. Psychotropic Agents a. For affective (mood) disorders 1. Antidepressants Tricyclics Monoamine oxidase inhibitors “Others” including serotonin reuptake inhibitors (Prozac) 2. Antianxiety agents Are few specific agents – use sedative-hypnotics “Newer” agents include buspirone / beta blockers b. Antipsychotic agents - used to treat psychoses 1. Phenothiazines 2. Thioxanthenes 3. Butyrophenones 4. “Atypical” antipsychotics (Clozaril ®, Zyprexa®) c. For Mania or Manic Depressive episodes 1. Lithium 2. Antipsychotic agents for mania 3. Antidepressants for depressive episodes 4. Anticonvulsants (carbamazepine, valproic acid)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2009 for the course BIOL 200 taught by Professor Egan during the Summer '09 term at Golden West College.
- Summer '09