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Alprazolam (Xanax)
Benzodiazepines, used for anxiety and insomnia*
Diazepam (Valium)
Benzodiazepines, used for anxiety and insomnia*
Lorazepam (Ativan)
Benzodiazepines, used for anxiety and insomnia*
Zolpidem (Ambien)
Benzodiazepine-like drugs, used for short term management of insomnia
Zaleplon (Sonata)
Benzodiazepine-like drugs, used for short term management of insomnia
Eszopiclone (Lunesta)
Benzodiazepine-like drug, used for insomnia with no prolonged use and has a bitter after taste
Phenobarbital
Barbituates, used for seizure disorder
Mephorbarbital
Barbituates, used for seizure disorder
Thiopental
Barbituates, used Induction of Anesthesia
Secobarbital
Barbituates, used for sedation
Drugs that can be used to treat insomnia
Benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine-like drugs, Trazodone, Antihistamines
Lorazepam (Ativan) - for GAD
Benzodiazepine - Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Disulfram (Valium) - for GAD
Benzodiazepine - Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Alprazolam (Xanax) - for GAD
Benzodiazepine - Generazlied Anxiety Disorder
Buspirone (BuSpar)
Used for Generalized Anxiety Disorder and doesn't intensifty CNS depressants (do not take with graprefruit juice!)
Venlafaxine (Effexor XR)
Antidepressant - Used for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Paroxetine (Paxil)
Antidepressant - SSRI - used for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Escitalopram (Lexapro)
Antidepressant - SSRI - used for Generalized Anxitey Diosrder
What group of drugs do we use to treat panic disorder?
Antidepressants - TCAs, SSRI, MAOI (not common) & Benzodiazepines
Citalopram
SSRI - used for OCD
Sertraline
SSRI - used for OCD & Panic Disorder & Social Anxiety Disorder
Paroxetine
SSRI - used for OCD & Panic Disorder & Social Anxiety Disorder
Fluvoxamine
SSRI - used for OCD & Social Anxiety Disorder
Fluoxetine
SSRI - used for OCD & Panic Disorder
Escitalopram
SSRI - used for OCD
Drug of choice to treat Social Anxiety Disorder
SSRIs
Drug of choice to treat PTSD
there isn't a group of meds that has been shown to work
Amphetamines are used for
ADHD
Narcolepsy
Obesity (Not Recommended)
Dexedrine, Dextrostat
Dextroamphetamine sulfate Short duration - Amphetamines for ADHD & Narcolepsy
Dexedrine Spansules
Dextroamphetamine sulfate Long duration - Amphetamines for ADHD and Narcolepsy
Aderall
Amphetamine/dextroamphetamine mixture Short Duration - Amphetamines for ADHD and Narcolepsy
Aderall XR
Amphetamine/dextroamphetamine mixture Long Duration - Amphetamines for ADHD and Narcolepsy`
Methylphenidate (Ritalin) (Concerta - for Kids)
Like an amphetamine - used for ADHD and Narcolepsy
Methylxanthines
Caffeine based med - used in neonatal apnea
atomoxetine
used in ADHD for children
Bethanechol
Muscarinic agonists (cholinergic drug)
Atropine
Muscarinic antagonists (anticholinergic drug)
Pilocarpine
Muscarinic agonist - helps with glaucoma
Neostigmine (Prostigmin)
"Reversible" Cholinesterase Inhibitors - used in myasthenia gravis
Tubocurarine
Nondepolarizing Neuromuscular Blockers
Succinylcholine
Depolarizing Neuromuscular Blockers
procaine (Novocain)
Ester - local anesthetic
lidocaine (Xyolcaine)
Amides - local anesthetic
Cocaine
Ester type - local anesthetic
Halothane
Inhaled anesthetic - general anesthetic
Isoflurane
inhaled anesthetic - general anesthetic
Nitrous Oxide
general anesthetic
Barbituates for Anesthesia
general anesthetics
diazepam (Valium) for anesthesia
Benzodiazepines - general anesthetic
Propofol
general anesthetic
Ketamine
general anesthetic
Morphine
strong opioid - for pain
Fentanyl
strong opioid - for pain
Meperidine (demerol)
strong opioid - for pain
heroin, Hydromorphone, oxymorphone, and levorphanol
strong opioid - for pain
Codeine
moderate to strong opioid - for pain
Oxycodone
moderate to strong opioid for pain
Hydrocodone
moderate to strong opioid for pain
Propoxyphene
moderate to strong opioid for pain
Naloxone
opioid antagonist
Tramadol
Nonopioid Centrally Acting Analgesics
Ergots & Triptans are used for which kind of headache
migraine
non opioid analgesics are used for which kind of headache
tension type
Levothyroxine (Synthroid)
used for hypothyroidism
Propylthiouracil (PTU)
used for hyperthyroidism
Radioactive Iodine-131 (131I)
used for hyperthyroidism (graves disease)
H1 Antagonists
used in allergy
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
H1 Antagonist - used for allergy first gen
Hydroxyzine (Vistaril)
H1 Antagonist - used for allergy first gen
Promethazine (Phenergan)
H1 Antagonist - used for allergy first gen
Fexofenadine (Allegra)
H1 Antagonist - used for allergy second gen
Loratadine (Claritin, Tavist ND, Alavert)
H1 Antagonist - used for allergy second gen
Cetirizine (Zyrtec)
H1 Antagonist - used for allergy second gen
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
Fenoprofen
Flurbiprofen
Ketoprofen
Naproxen
Naproxen plus lansoprazole
Oxaprozin
first gen NSAIDS
Celecoxib (Celebrex)
second gen NSAIDS
Montelukast (Singulair)
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs - Leukotriene Modifiers - asthma
Zafirlukast (Accolate)
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs - Leukotriene Modifiers - asmtma
Fluticasone/salmeterol (Advair)
Budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort)
Glucocorticoid/LABA Combinations
prednisone
Anti-inflammatory agents
Glucocorticoids
albuterol
Bronchodilators
Beta2 agonists
Interferon beta-1a [Avonex]
Interferon beta-1a [Rebif]
Interferon beta-1b [Betaseron]
Glatiramer acetate [Copaxone]
Natalizumab [Tysabril]
immunomodulator for MS
Mitoxantrone
Immunosuppressants for MS
Memantine
Neuronal receptor blocker for Alzhimers
Donepezil
Galantamine
Rivastigmine
Tacrine - not recommended
Cholinesterase inhibitors