Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Psychiatry- Drugs of choice

Drugs of choice in Psychiatric disorders

  1. Body dysmorphic disorder - Fluoxetine
  2. Obsessive Compulsive disorder - Fluoxetine/Clomipramine
  3. Depression with cardiac disease - Fluoxetine, Mianserine.
  4. Trichotillomania - Fluoxetine
  5. Nocturnal enuresis - Imipramine
  6. Panic disorder- Imipramine
  7. Panic attack/disorder -Imipramine
  8. Suicidal depression - ElectroConvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  9. Catatonic Schizophrenia - ElectroConvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  10. Manic depressive psychosis (Bipolar disorder) - Lithium carbonate
  11. Pregnancy with Bipolar disorder -Carbamazepine
  12. Rapid cycling Bipolar disorder - Sodium valproate
  13. Gilles de la tourette syndrome -Haloperidol
  14. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Methylphenidate
  15. Narcolepsy - Methylphenidate (amphetamine)
  16. Monosymptomatic hypochondriacal psychosis - pimozide.
  17. Somatization disorder - amitriggtilline
  18. Depression with acid peptic disease - doxepin
  19. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) - Benzodiazepines, Buspirone
  20. Borderline Personality Disorder - Antidepressants, Fluoxetine
  21. Phobias - MAO inhibitors, Paroxetine
  22. Delusional disorder - Antipsychotics

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