Pharm Chap 8

  1. Drugs used to treat psychosis
    what are "neuroleptics" (antipsychotic drugs)?
  2. Antipsychotic drug that blocks D4 receptors
    what is clozapine (clozaril)
  3. Name 4 traditional antipsychotics
    • Haloperidol (Haldol)
    • Fluphenazine (Prolixin)
    • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine)
    • Thioridazine (Mellaril)
  4. Name 2 atypical antipsychotics
    • Clozapine (Clozaril)
    • Risperidone (Risperdal)
  5. Name 5 extrapyramidal symptoms
    • Tardive dyskinesia
    • Pseudoparkinsonism
    • Akathisia
    • Dyskinesias and dystonias
    • Neuroleptic Malignant syndrome (NMS)
  6. Characterized by involuntary and fragmented movements
    whats is tardive dyskinesia
  7. Caused by deficiency in dopamine transmission to BG; leads to resting tremor, bradykinesia and rigidity.
    what is Pseudoparkinsonism
  8. Motor restlessness, agitation and insomina
    what is Akathisia
  9. Broad range of involuntary and uncoordinated movements
    what are dyskinesias and dystonias
  10. Catatonia, ridgidty, tremor, stupor and fever,
    what is Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS)
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Pharm Chap 8
Antipsychotic Drug