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Category: Antidepressants

The Psychopharmacology of Bupropion: An Illustrated Overview

The Psychopharmacology of Bupropion: An Illustrated Overview

Author: Flavio Guzman, MD Bupropion is a norepinephrine dopamine reuptake inhibitor, or NDRI. It is approved as antidepressant as well as for smoking cessation. Some characteristic aspects of its side effects profile include a lack of sexual side effects, compared to other antidepressants and an increased risk of seizures. This presentation reviews the essential aspects… Continue Reading

Adverse Effects of SSRIs

Adverse Effects of SSRIs

Author: Flavio Guzman, MD The video below is a brief (length 2:30) overview on the adverse effects of SSRIs. Contents: General concepts Gastrointestinal side effects CNS adverse effects: Basal ganglia Mental effects Sexual dysfunction Download Video Transcript Hello, this is Dr. Flavio Guzman, I´m the editor of Psychopharmacology Institute. In this short video I’m going… Continue Reading

Mechanism of Action of SSRIs

Mechanism of Action of SSRIs

Author: Flavio Guzman, MD The video below discusses the role of 5HT1A receptors in the mechanism of action of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Transcript Introduction Slide 1  In the next slides we’ll be discussing the mechanism of action of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs. Slide 2 This presentation can be divided into three… Continue Reading

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