Classification of Neuropsychiatric Medications

Classification of Neuropsychiatric Medications Based On Their Principle Mechanisms Of Action Acetylcholine Cholinesterase Inhibition donepezil (Aricept) rivastigmine (Exelon) galantamine (Reminyl) Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor Antagonism atropine orphenadrine (eg, Norflex) belladonna oxybutynin (eg, Ditropan) benztropine (Cogentin) procyclidine (Kemadrin) biperiden (Akineton) propanthethine (eg,…

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Psychotherapeutic Drugs » Blog Archive » Depression and Schizophrenia

Question. I am suffering from severe depression and a mild case of schizophrenia. I am currently undergoing rehabilitation and medical treatment, including homeoepathic medicine and antipsychotics. I have been suffering from depression for the past 3 years, and have no…

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Psychotherapeutic Drugs » Blog Archive » Extrapyramidal Side Effects

Question. As paramedics, we have written protocols that allow us to administer Haldol in the appropriate situations. After observing patients who are long-term recipients of the drug, I began to notice the appearance of Parkinson’s disease-type tremors. Is this something…

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