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Unformatted text preview: - Reserpine disrupts the vesicles that store the neurotransmitter Norepinephrine (NE)- Some patients become depressed and even suicidal How do antidepressant drugs work? Types of antidepressant drugs Re-uptake inhibitors Tricyclic antidepressants Block the uptake of neurotransmitters, mainly NE. Amoxapine, imipramine. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) Inhibit the uptake of serotonin. Prozac® (Fluoxetine) ® (Sertraline) Celexa® (Citalopram) MAO Inhibitors Inhibit the monoamine oxidase enzyme. Nardil® (Phenelzine) Parnate® (Tranycypromine). Other amine transmitters involved in the control of mood: Dopamine 5-Hydroxytryptamine (5HT) Serotonin...
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- Spring '06
- Reaction, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, Antidepressant, antidepressant drugs, Imipramine