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:
- What are the safe dosages for haldol and stelazine?
- How do you administer haldol?
- What are the safe dosages for the tricyclic antidepressants?
- What are the common side effects of tricyclic antidepressants?