Medications for Major Depressive Disorder

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Which type of medication inhibits the reuptake of serotonin, noradrenaline, and dopamine?

TCAs

Which type of medication is used to treat Major Depression Disorder and has cautions related to pregnancy, sodium levels, serotonin syndrome, and bleeding issues?

SSRIs

Which medication is used to treat Bipolar Disorder and has cautions related to psoriasis, narrow therapeutic index, thyroid, renal, sodium, GI, and should be avoided in the first trimester?

Lithium

Which medication is used for the treatment of Parkinson's and can cause lactation as a side effect?

Risperidone

Which medication blocks the conversion of Angiotensin I to Angiotensin II and can interact with NSAIDs?

ACE Inhibitors

Which medication is used for the treatment of dyslipidemia and can cause hepatotoxicity as a side effect?

Statins

Which medication is used for the treatment of chronic heart failure and can cause hypotension as a side effect?

Beta Blockers

Which medication is used to treat hypertension and can cause seizures as a side effect?

Calcium Channel Blockers

Which type of medication is used to treat hypertension and has cautions related to pregnancy, hepatic impairment, and NSAID use?

Thiazide Diuretics

Which medication is used to treat dyslipidemia by stopping the body from making excess cholesterol and increasing the uptake of cholesterol in the liver?

Statin

Which type of medication is used to treat chronic heart failure and has cautions related to asthma, COPD, and slow heart rate?

Beta Blockers

Which medication is used to treat abnormal heart rate and can cause bleeding as a side effect?

Warfarin

Which type of medication is used to relieve angina and can cause headaches as a side effect?

Nitrates

Which medication is used to prevent clot formation and can interact with NSAIDs?

Factor Xa Inhibitors

Which type of medication is used to inhibit sodium absorption and has cautions related to pregnancy, renal impairment, and NSAID use?

Loop Diuretics

Which medication is used to inhibit platelet aggregation and can cause GI bleeding as a side effect?

Aspirin

Which type of medication is used to treat coronary artery disease and has cautions related to alcohol, headaches, and hypotension?

Beta Blockers

Which type of medication is used to treat Major Depression Disorder and inhibits the reuptake of serotonin, noradrenaline, and dopamine?

TCAs

Which medication is used to treat Major Depression Disorder and has cautions related to sodium levels and serotonin syndrome?

SSRIs

Which type of medication is used to treat Major Depression Disorder and has cautions related to bleeding issues?

SSRIs

Which type of medication is used to treat Major Depression Disorder and has cautions related to heart issues?

SNRIs

Which type of medication inhibits the reuptake of serotonin, noradrenaline, and dopamine, and has cautions related to elderly issues, seizure issues, hepatic issues, pregnancy, and toxicity in overdose?

TCAs

Which medication is used to treat Bipolar Disorder and inhibits the reward of dopamine to stop impulsive behavior?

Lithium

Which medication is used to treat Bipolar Disorder and has cautions related to psoriasis, narrow therapeutic index, thyroid, renal, sodium, GI, and should be avoided in the first trimester?

Lithium

Which medication increases GABA to provide sedation and has cautions related to hepatic issues?

Benzodiazepines

Which medication helps to kickstart a patient's circadian rhythm and requires a prescription?

Melatonin

Which medication increases GABA and should not be used with drug and alcohol abusers?

Zolpidem

Test your knowledge of medications used to treat Major Depressive Disorder. Learn about the different suffixes and names of these medications, as well as their mode of action and important cautions to consider.

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