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Examples and doses of Antidepressant Medications: Tricyclic: (TCA’s)
amitriptyline (Elavil) 75-300 10-60 I

mipramine (Tofranil) 75-300 50-300
clomipramine (Anafranil) 75-300 10-60

desipramine (Norpramin) 75-300 release

doxepin (Sinequan) 75-300 25-200

nortriptyline (Pamelor, Aventyl) 40-200

Classification of these drugs?
Antidepressant Medications: Selective Serotonin Reuptake inhibitors
examples and dose
fluoxetine (Prozac) 10-60 sertraline (Zoloft) 5-200
fluvoxamine (Luvox) 50-300 paroxetine (Paxil) 10-60
citalopram (Celexa) 10-60 escitalopram (Lexapro)
Paxil------Continued release

Classification of these drugs
Antidepressant Medications: Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
phenelzine (Nardil) 30-90
tranylcypromine (Parnate) 20-60
socarboxazid (Marplan) 30-60

classification of these drugs
Antimanic Medications
Examples and doses

Combination drug:
Lithium Carbonate (Eskalith, Lithane)
Acute mania 1800-2400 mg
Maintenance 300-1200 mg
Therapeutic blood levels for Lithium:Acute-1.0-1.5 mEq/L, Maintenance--0.6-1.2 mEq/L

Combination Drug (Note: Combination of antipsychotic & antidepressant for treatment of Bipolar depression. See S.E. profiles for each of these drug classes.)

Symbax—Zyprexia & Fluoxetine HCL 6/25-12/50 mg

classification of these drugs
Antimanic Medications
examples and doses
Anticonvulsants and Calcium Channel Blockers
Anticonvulsants: (Mood stablizers)
clonazepam (Klonopin) 2-20 mg valproic acid (Depakene) 500-1500 mg
valproic sodium (Depakote) 500-1500 mg lamotrigine (Lamictal) 250-500 mg
oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) 18 mg topiramate (Topamax) 50-400 mg
carbamazepine (Tegretol) 400-1200 mg (therapeutic plasma range 4-12 ug/ml)
gabapentin (Neurontin) 900-1800 mg (given for pain also)
Calcium Channel Blockers
verapamil (Calan, Isoptin) 240-320 mg

classification of these drugs
Central Nervous System Stimulants
examples and doses
Amphetamines: Dose: mg/day
methyphenidate (Ritalin) 10-60
pemoline (Cylert) 37.5-112.5
Concerta (SR or long acting Ritalin) 18, 36, or 54 mg in AM
Adderall (combination product) 5,10,30 mg tablets
NonStimulant Drug for Tx. Of ADHD
atomoxetine (Straterra) 10-60 mg/day

classification of these drugs
Antipsychotic Medications (Neuroleptics) Traditional Antipsychotics:
examples and doses
fluphenazine (Prolixin) 0.5-20
haloperidol (Haldol) 1-15
trifluoperazine (Stelazine) 20-80
cholopromazine (Thorazine) 30-800 loxapine (Loxitane) 20-250
fluphenazine decanoate (Prolixin decanoate) 12.5-25 IM q 1-3 wk
fluphenazine decanoate (Prolixin decanoate) 12.5-25 IM q 1-3 wk
haloperidol decanoate (Haldol LA) 50-300
thiothixene (Navane) 8-30
thioridazine (Mellaril) 150-800
Long acting drugs may be used to increase compliance

classification of these drugs
Antipsychotic Medications (Neuroleptics) Atypical Antipsychotics
Examples and doses
clozapine (Clozaril) 300-900
olanzapine (Zyprexa) 5-20
sertindole (Serlect) 12-24
Consta---Risperdal long-acting 25mg IM q 2wks
risperidone (Risperdal) 4-16
quetiapine (Seroquel) 300-400
ziprasidone (Geodon) 40-160
aripiprazole (Abilify) 10-30

classification of these drugs
Antianxiety Medications (Anxiolytics)
examples and doses
hydroxyzine (Vistaril; Atarax) 100-400
Benzodiazepines:
alprazolam (Xanax) 0.75-4
chlordiazepoxide (Librium) 15-100
clorazepate (Tranxene) 15-60
diazepam (Valium) 4-40
lorazepam (Ativan) 2-6
oxazepam (Serax) 30-120 (less toxic on liver)

classification of these drugs
Antiparkinsonian Agents
Name Anticholinergics
Anticholinergics
Dose:mg
Benztroine (Cogentin) 0.5-6
Biperiden (Akineton) 2-8
ethopropazine (Parsidol) 50-600
procyclidine (Kemadrin) 5-20
trihexyphenidyl (artane) 1-15

classification of these drugs
Antiparkinson agents
Name an antihistamine and 2 Dopaminergic agonists and give dose range
Antihistamines Dose:mg
diphenhydramine
(Benadryl) 75-200

Dopaminergic agonists
Amantadine (Symmetrel) 100-300
Bromocriptine (Parlode) 2.5-100

Give classification of these drugs
Antidementia meds
Namenda: give other name, action, Dosage, and side effects
Memantine (Namenda)
Action: Regulates glutamate activation
Dosage: 5-10 mg q 2 x day
S.E.: Dizziness, headache, constipation, confusion


Give classification of these drugs
Antidementia meds
Cholinesterase Inhibitors:
Name, give dose and side effects
galantamine (Reminyl) 4, 8, and 12 mg tablets q 2xday
S.E.-nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss

rivastigmine (Exelon)-
1.5, 3, 4.5, and 6mg tablets q 2xday
S.E.-nausea, vomiting, weight loss, upset stomach, muscle weakness

donepezil (Aricept)
5 & 10 mg tablets
S.E. Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting

Tacrine (cognex)
-still available but not actively marketed
10-40 mg usually given 4x/day
S.E. Nausea, diarrhea, possible liver damage.


Give classification of these drugs