Anxiolytic drugs or anti anxiety drugs may lead to dependence Withdrawal from

Anxiolytic drugs or anti anxiety drugs may lead to

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decrease the stimulants causing your anxiety. Anxiolytic drugs or anti-anxiety drugs may lead to dependence. Withdrawal from these drugs is done gradually to prevent seizures. There are lots of theories explaining the cause of SCHIZOPHRENIA. One theory states that there is an increase in the neurotransmitter DOPAMINE. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter responsible for cognition and regulation of emotional responses, it is generally a stimulant. Different kinds of drugs are given to a schizophrenic patient (SSTTCHAMPZR); these drugs are called Neuroleptics or Antipsychotics. The main action of these drugs is to decrease Dopamine or its effects. -Ldol and -azine are the common ending letters of these drugs. Side effects of these drugs include, agranulocytosis (which has an early symptom of sore throat) and photosensitivity (use wide brimmed hat). When Dopamine is severely decreased during the use of neuroleptic drugs, ACETYLCHOLINE – DOPAMINE balance is affected, when this happens, Pseudoparkinsonism and EPSE will manifest (NMS fatal). In order to bring equilibrium, two types of drugs are given, the ANTICHOLINERGIC drugs (AABC) which decreases Acetylcholine and the DOPAMINERGIC drugs (PLES) which increases the Dopamine. To remember the two types of drugs you must remember the word CAPABLES. When norepinephine is increased, there is a distinct period during which, a mood of a person is constantly elated or persistently high. We consider this to be a manic episode or MANIA. When this happens, we place the person to be at risk for injury because of impulsive actions. The
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