The newest group of antidepressant drugs Specifically block the reuptake of 5HT

The newest group of antidepressant drugs specifically

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The newest group of antidepressant drugs Specifically block the reuptake of 5HT, with little to no known effect on NE Do not have many adverse effects associated with TCAs and MAOIs
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (cont.)ActionsInhibits CNS neuronal reuptake of serotonin with little effect on norepinephrine and little affinity for cholinergic, histaminic, or alpha-adrenergic sitesIndicationsDepression, OCDs, panic attacks, bulimia, PMDD, posttraumatic stress disorders, social phobias, social anxiety disorders
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (cont.) Pharmacokinetics Absorbed from the GI tract Metabolized in the liver Associated with congenital abnormalities Contraindications Known allergy, pregnancy, lactation, impaired renal function or hepatic function
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (cont.) Adverse ReactionsHeadache, drowsiness, dizziness, insomnia, anxiety, tremor, agitationDrug-to-Drug InteractionsMAOIsTCAs increase of therapeutic and toxic effect
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype SSRI Agent
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype SSRI Agent (Continued)
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Considerations for SSRI Antidepressant Agents Assessment: History and Physical Exam Nursing Diagnosis Implementation Evaluation
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Miscellaneous Antidepressants Bupropion ( Wellbutrin, Zyban ) Mirtazapine ( Remeron ) Nefazodone ( Serzone ) Trazodone ( Desyrel ) Venlafaxine ( Effexor )
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Use of Antidepressant Agents Across the Lifespan
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