CNS Medication List



    Analgesic
    Anti-Anxiety
    Anti-Convulsant
    Anti-Depressant
    Tricyclics
    Antiemetics
    Anti-Histamines
    Anti-Parkinson
    Sedatives/Hypnotics
    Antitussives
    Anti-Pyschotics
    Opiods

- Discussion:
    - tricyclic antidepressants may inhibit the metabolism of neuroleptic agents, just as neuroleptics may inhibit metabolism of tricyclics;
    - therefore, special care should be taken when both types of drugs are used concomitantly, esp in initial treatment of agitated depression in the elderly



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, August 9, 2012 10:16 am