Kristen Dunn and Hannah Miner created a play to present atypical antipsychotics and tricyclic antidepressants for your learning pleasure. Use this memorization tool to have a better understanding of the indications, side effects, and dosages for atypical antipsychotics and tricyclic antidepressants.

Typical antipsychotics include haldol, stelazine, prolix, and prolixin-D. Tricyclic antidepressants include amitriptyline, imipridine, desipramine, and nortriptyline. Please note that they end in -ine.

After watching the video, see if you can answer the following questions:

  1. What are the safe dosages for haldol and stelazine?
  2. How do you administer haldol?
  3. What are the safe dosages for the tricyclic antidepressants?
  4. What are the common side effects of tricyclic antidepressants?

HT: Kristen Dunn & Hannah Miner