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Tricyclic Antidepressants

  • Elavil
  • Tofranil
  • Pamelor
  • Sinequain
  • Norpramin

SSRIs
Prozac (fluoxetine)
Paxil (paroxetine)
Celexa (citalopram)
Zoloft (sertraline)
Luvox (fluvoxamine)
Lexapro (escitalopram)

MAOIs
Marplan
Parnate
Nardil

Atypical/Novel Antidepressants
Desyel (trazadone)
Wellbutrin (bupropion)
Effexor (venalfaxine)
Remeron (mirtazapine)
Cymbalta (duloxetine)

Antianxiety/Anxiolytics
Benzodiazepines

Common side effects of Typical antipsychotics
EPS, anticholinergic effects, sedation, weight gain

How long does it take for full effect of antidepressants
up to 3 weeks for full effect

Side effects of TCA’s
anticholinergic sie effects

  • blurred vision
  • urinary retention
  • dry moth
  • constipation
  • sedation
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • sexual dysfunction

Do not take MAOI’s with TCAsand SSRIs

MAOI client teaching no foods containing tyramine,

Benzodiazepines are contraindicated with:
CNS depressants
TCAs
opiates

Side effects of MAOIs
Orthostatic hypotension
weight gain
edema
cardiac rate/rhythm
sedation,
weakness/fatigue

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