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Drug Name (generic, Trade Name): (FOR EXAMPLE : ATIVAN)

 

Classification: Anti anxiety, Benzodiazepine, Anticonvulsant

 

Action: Act on the brain and nerves (central nervous system) to produce a calming effect that relieve symptoms of anxiety.

 

Available Forms: Tablet, Intravenous

 

 Diagnosis/indications:  It is indicated for the management of anxiety disorders or for the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety or anxiety associated with depressive symptoms.

 

Most Common Side Effects: Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea,Vomiting

 

Drug/Drug and/or Drug/food Interactions : This drug isn’t to be taken with other medications that can lower the blood pressure.

 

Nursing Interventions Needed When Giving This Medication: Explain to patient to not drive while taking this medication

 

Patient Education: Do not take this medication with other benzodiazepines

THESE ARE THE DRUGS BELOW:

 

1. Alprazolam (Xanax)

2. Amitriptyline (Elavil)

3. Amoxapine (Asendin)

4. Bupropion (Wellbutrin, Zyban)

5.  Buspirone ( Buspar)

6. Clomipramine (Anafranil)

7. Clonazepam (Klonopin)

8. Desipramine (Norpramin)

9. Desvenlafaxine (Pristiq)

10. Diazepam (Valium)

 

1. Doxepin (Adapin, Sinequan, Zonalon)

2. Duloxetine (Cymbalta)

3. Escitalopram (Lexapro)

4. Fluoxetine (Prozac)

5. Gabapentin (Neurontin)

6. Imipramine(Tofranil)

7. Isocarboxazid (Marplan)

8. Lamotrigine (Lamictal)

9. Lorazepam (Ativan)

10. Mirtazapine(Remeron)

11. Nortriptyline (Pamelor, Aventy)

 

1. Sertraline (Zoloft)

2. Topiramate(Topamax)

3. Tranylcypromine (Parnate)

4. Trazodone (Desyrel)

5. Venlafaxine (Effexor)

6. Isocarboxazid (Marplan)

7. Phenelzine (Nardil)

8. Tranylcypromine (Parnate)

9. Thioridazine (Mellaril)

10. Trifluoperazine (stelazine)

11. Fluphenazine (Prolixin)

12. Haloperidol (Haldol)

13. Molindone (Moban)

14. Clozapine (Clozaril)