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Classification of Antidepressant Drugs (Useful for MRCPsych ISQs)

Author: Himanshu, Posted on Wednesday, July 20 @ 06:35:54 IST by RxPG  

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TCA (Tricyclic Antidepressant Drugs)
1. Amitryptyline
2. Imipramine
3. Dothiepin
4. Trazodone
5. Clomipramine

MAOI (Mono mine Oxidase Inhibitors)
Non selective & Irreversible

1. Phenelzine
2. Tranylcypromine

RIMA (Reversible Inhibitors of Monoamine Oxidase Type)
Also called as Type A MAO Inhibitors
Also called as selective MAO Inhibitors

1. Moclobemide

SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors)
1. Fluvoxamine
2. Fluoxetine
3. SErtraline
4. Paroxetine
5. Citalopram
6. Escitalopram

SNRI (Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors)
1. Venlafaxine

NaSSa (Noradrenergic and Specific Serotonergic Antidepressants)
1. Mrtazapine

NARI (Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors)
1. Reboxetine

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