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What is the primary symptom of depression?
Depressed mood and loss of pleasure or interest in all of one's usual activities
TCAs are the first choice for depression.
T or F
True
How do TCAs work?
Block uptake of NE and 5-HT
What are the adverse reactions of TCAs?
Orthostatic hypotension
Sedation
Anticholinergic effects
Weight Gain
What is the prototype drug of the SSRIs?
Fluoxetine
Fluoxetine is a _____.
SSRI
How do SSRIs work?
Selective inhibition of 5-HT reuptake
What are the adverse effects of SSRIs?
Sexual Dysfunction
What does MAO do in the body?
Converts monoamine neurotransmitters into inactive products
NE, 5-HT, and Dopamine
What are the adverse reactions of MAOIs?
Orthostatic Hypotension
Hypertensive Crisis for Dietary Tyramine
What is Bupropin?
Atypical antidepressant
What is the prototype for atypical antidepressant?
Bupropion
How does bupropion work?
blockage of dopamine uptake