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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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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course CHEM 004 taught by Professor Zysmilich during the Spring '06 term at GWU.
- Spring '06