CNS Drugs

Effects via Mu opiate receptors

"SACRUM"

  • Sedation
  • Analgesia
  • Constipation
  • Respiratory depression
  • Euphoria
  • Miosis
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Antipsychotics: Uses

S.O.M.A.T.I.C "

 

  • Schizophrenia
  • Organic brain syndromes
  • Mania
  • Anxiety
  • Tetanus
  • Intractable cough
  • Control of vomiting
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MAOIs: Indications

 " MAOI'S "

Listed in decreasing order of importance.

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Benzodiazepenes: Drugs which decrease their metabolism

 "I'm Overly Calm"

  • Isoniazid
  • Oral contraceptive pills
  • Cimetidine

· These drugs increase calming effect of BZDs by retarding thier metabolism.

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