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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Central Nervous System Stimulants Actions CNS stimulants act as cortical and RAS, possible by increasing the release of catecholamines from presynaptic neurons leading to an increase in stimulation of the postsynaptic neurons Indications Treatment attention deficit syndromes Narcolepsy
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Central Nervous System Stimulants (cont.) Pharmacokinetics Rapidly absorbed from the GI tract Peak 2-4 hours Metabolized in the liver Excreted in the urine T ½ 2-15 hours Contraindications Known allergy, marked anxiety, agitation, or tension and severe fatigue or glaucoma
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Central Nervous System Stimulants (cont.) Adverse Effects Nervousness, insomnia, dizziness, headache, blurred vision, anorexia, nausea, weight loss Drug-to-Drug Interactions MAOI s Guanethidine Tricyclic antidepressants Phenytonin
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Use of Psychotherapeutic Agents Across the Lifespan
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype Typical Antipsychotic Drug
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype Atypical Antipsychotic Drug
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype Central Nervous System Stimulants
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Considerations for Antipsychotic/Neuroleptic Drugs Assessment: History and Physical Exam Nursing Diagnosis Implementation Evaluation
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Considerations for Antimanic Drugs Assessment: History and Physical Exam Nursing Diagnosis Implementation Evaluation
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Considerations for Central Nervous System Stimulants Assessment: History and Physical Exam Nursing Diagnosis Implementation Evaluation
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