Monday, February 19, 2018
Moclobemide

Moclobemide – Drug Study & Nursing Implications

GENERAL DESCRIPTION Moclobemide is a selective and reversible monoamine oxidase inhibitors. It inhibits 80% MAO A and 20-30% MAO B and thus increase the levels...
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors – Drug Studies & Nursing Implications

MAOIs (Monoamine oxidase inhibitors) GENERAL DESCRIPTION MAOIs were the first class of drugs that have antidepressant effects. They may be classified as hydrazide chemically. Now...
Venlafaxine

Venlafaxine – Drug Study & Nursing Implications

VENLAFAXINE GENERAL DESCRIPTION Venlafaxine is the first SNRIs that is used commonly in depression and anxiety disorders. Venlafaxine is a potent inhibitor of serotonin transporter and...
Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors

Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors – Drug Study & Nursing Implications

SNRIs (Serotonin Norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors) GENERAL DESCRIPTION SNRIs are antidepressants which work by inhibiting both serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake transporter. SNRIs are the most prescribed antidepressants...
Fluoxetine Drug study

Fluoxetine – Drug Study & Nursing Considerations

GENERAL DESCRIPTION Fluoxetine is an antidepressant and classified in serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Fluoxetine was the first SSRI to reach general clinical use. GENERIC NAME: Fluoxetine BRAND...
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors – Drug Study & Nursing Implications

SSRIs (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) GENERAL DESCRIPTION SSRIs are the drugs used as antidepressants. SSRIs are usually the first choice of treatment for depression because of...
Antidepressants

Antidepressants – List, Drug Study & Nursing Considerations

GENERAL DESCRIPTION Major depression and anxiety is the most common psychiatric disorder. At any given moment 3-5% of the population is depressed. The symptoms of...
Sodium Nitroprusside

Sodium Nitroprusside – Drug Study & Nursing Considerations

SODIUM NITROPRUSSIDE: MIX VASODILATOR GENERAL DESCRIPTION Sodium Nitroprusside is a complex of iron, cyanide groups, and a nitroso moiety. It is also known as glyceryl nitrate (GTN)....
HYDRALAZINE

Hydralazine – Drug Study & Nursing Implications

HYDRALAZINE: ARTERIAL VASODILATOR GENERAL DESCRIPTION Hydralazine is a hydrazine derivatives and is a direct acting vasodilator. It dilates arterioles but not veins. Hydralazine is effectively...
NITROGLYCERIN

Nitroglycerin – Drug Study & Nursing Implications

NITROGLYCERIN: VENOUS VASODILATOR (ORGANIC NITRATES) GENERAL DESCRIPTION Nitroglycerin is also known as glyceryl nitrates (GTN). It is a nitrodilators. Nitroglycerin is the prototype of nitrodilators. Sublingual...