Antidepressant Medications

Name

Indication, starting dose, target symptoms, and affected neurotransmitters

Half-life (T1/2)

CYP450 enzyme

Notes/Notable side effects/Precautions

SSRIs

Citalopram

(Celexa) 

Escitalopram (Lexapro) 

Fluoxetine

(Prozac) 

Fluvoxamine

(Luvox) 

Paroxetine

(Paxil) 

Sertraline

(Zoloft) 

SNRIs

Venlafaxine

(Effexor)

Desvenlafaxine

(Pristiq)

Duloxetine

(Cymbalta)

Other

Mirtazapine

(Remeron)

Trazadone

(Desyrel)

Vilazodone

(Viibryd)

Vortioxetine

(Trintellix)

Bupropion

(Wellbutrin)

This table includes the most commonly prescribed medications for depression. If there are other medications you would like to include for your reference you can add rows.

Mood Stabilizer Medications

Name  

Indication (FDA approval )& 

Starting dose  

Half-life (T1/2)  

CYP450 enzyme 

Notes/notable side effects/precautions/required diagnostics/therapeutic levels   

Lithium  

 

 

 

Carbamazepine (Tegretol) 

 

 

 

Valproic Acid  

 

 

 

Lamotrigine (Lamictal)  

 

 

 

This table focuses on the 4 medications mentioned in your Stahl (2021) textbook. You may add others you think are pertinent.  

Instructions:

For each medication listed, complete the following:

a. Provide indication, starting dose target symptoms, and affected neurotransmitters.

b. Include half-life and CYP 450 enzyme information.

c. List notable side effects and precautions.

d. Link notable side effects to the associated pathway or neurotransmitter.

2. 4 APA references needed with intext citation. Scholarly references must be within 5 years. For each medication listed, complete the following:

1. Provide indication, starting dose target symptoms, and affected neurotransmitters.

2. Include half-life and CYP 450 enzyme information.

3. List notable side effects and precautions

4. Link notable side effects to the associated pathway or neurotransmitter.