Depression, AMA, Esser discussed on Real Life Pharmacology - Pharmacology Education for Health Care Professionals
Pdf on the top two hundred drugs yet. Thirty one pages. So i can't can't miss at With that let's get into the drug of the day today. Ama- tripling a brand name of this. Medication is eh laville It is an older antidepressant. More specifically it's a tricyclic antidepressant Mechanistically what tricyclic do is they inhibit the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine. So obviously We've heard serotonin in the past Talking about esera is and things like that. So you could imagine if we're increasing serotonin in the brain that it's going to help for depression and ultimately a drug like gamma trip to lean when it first came out many many years ago It was used for depression. Prior to the advent of the Esser is so from a technical standpoint. It is classified as an antidepressant. I'm i very rarely now. See it used for Straight depression k Just doesn't happen very often. And we'll go through kind of the adverse effect profile and why that's true But you really don't see it used hardly ever for straight depression. Most often What i've seen amateurs. Lean used for our various types of pain. Syndromes because remember that serotonin and norepinephrine effect. We might have some impact on pain. So condition like fibromyalgia neuropathy Also headache prevention With migraines and tension headache. So that's definitely. I would say the most common situation..