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ABILIFY
Aripiprazole
less wgt gain
CLOZARIL
CLOZAPINE
ZYPREXA
OLANZAPINE
more eff against schiz, more wgt gain
SEROQUEL
QUETIAPINE
RISPERDAL
RISPERIDONE
GEODON
ZIPRAZADONE
less wgt gain
ARIMIDEX
ANASTRAZOLE
suppresses estrogen synthesis
aromatase inhibitor
NOLVADEX
TAMOXIFEN
blocks estrogen receptors, rec. for pre-menopausal breast ca
FEMARA
LETROZOLE
less wgt gain,vag bleeding,blood
clotting,more osteoporosis
AROMASIN
EXEMESTANE
CYTADREN
aminoglutethimide
old aromatase inhibitor
REQUIP
ropinorole
approved for restless leg syndrome,dopamine agonist,start slowly
MIRAPEX
PRAMIPEXOLE
dopamine agonist used in fibromyalgia,anxiety,drowsiness, compulsive behavior(gambling)
PERGOLIDE
PERMAX
ergot deriv,used in early parkinsonism
PARLODEL
BROMOCRIPTINE
COMTAN
ENTACAPONE
levadopa booster, less liver toxicity than Tasmar,discoloration of urine
TASMAR
TOLCAPONE
increases 1/2 life of levadopa by 50%, taken off market in europe and other countries
STALEVO
levodopa + entacapone
3 str of carbidopa/levadopa + 200 mg entacapone, no more than 8 tabs/day
ZELAPAR
SELEGELINE
dissolves in mouth,absorption higher than reg Eldepryl tabs,so doses lower, can caus hypertensive crisis,dextromethorphan,pseudophed,tramadol,meperidine,propoxyphene,mirtazapine,cyclobenzaprine
AZILECT
rasagiline
MAO-B inhibitor, blocks breakdown of dopamine
ARTANE
TRIHEXPHENIDYL
anticholinergic to control tremor and drooling
COGENTIN
BENZTROPINE
dry mouth,constipation,urinary retention,aggravation of glaucoma,confusion, hallucinations
KEMADRIN
PROCYCLIDINE
AKINETON
BIPERIDEN
ARICEPT
DONEPAZIL
EXELON
RIVASTIGMINE
cholinesterase inhibitor sim to aricept,harder to use,give with food, titrate slowly,bid
REMINYL
GALANTAMINE
daff bulbs,easier to use than exelon but not as easy as aricept, bid, cholinesterase inh can cause bronchospasm, watch asthma and copd patients
NAMENDA
MEMANTINE
nmda receptor blocker,reduce nerve damage,may have neg effect on motor functions, mod to severe alz, modestly effectivefor slowing symptomatic decline
MACUGEN
PEGAPTANIB
INJ NOT IN US YET, AMD
LUCENTIS
RANIBIZUMAB
increases visual acuity