Section 7 (CYS Prescribing Practices)

CYS Psychotropic Prescribing Practices Resource Manual

ADHD Medications - Section 7.2.1

  • Amphetamine Salts, Dextroamphetamine, Lisdexamfetamine, Dexmethylphenidate, Methylphenidate, Atomoxetine

Tricyclic Antidepressants - Section 7.2.2

  • Desipramine, Imipramine, Nortriptyline, Clomipramine

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors - Section 7.2.3

  • Isocarboxazide, Phenelzine, Tranylcypromine

Serotonergic Antidepressants - Section 7.2.4

  • Fluoxetine, Sertraline, Paroxetine, Fluvoxamine, Citalopram, Escitalopram

Other Antidepressants - Section 7.2.5

  • Bupropion, Bupropion SR, Bupropion XL, Mirtazapine, Trazadone, Venlafaxine

Mood Stabilizer (Lithium) - Section 7.2.6

  • Lithium Carbonate, Lithium Citrate

Mood Stabilizer (Anticonvulsants) - Section 7.2.7

  • Carbamazepine, Valproic acid, Divalproex sodium, Gabapentin, Lamotrigine, Oxcarbazepine, Topiramate

Anxiolytic - Section 7.2.8

  • Benzodiazepines Clonazepam, Alprazolam, Lorazepam
  • Buspirone (Atypical anxiolytic)

Alpha-Adrenergic Agents - Section 7.2.9

  • Clonidine, Guanfacine

Conventional (Older) Antipsychotics - Section 7.2.10

  • Older Antipsychotics
  1. Low potency, i.e., Chlorpromazine, Thioridazine
  2. High potency: Fluphenazine, Perphenazine, Haloperidol
  3. Miscellaneous: Thiothixene, Molindone
  • Pimozide

Atypical (Newer) Antipsychotics - Section 7.2.11

  • Aripiprazole, Clozapine, Olanzapine, Quetiapine, Risperidone, Ziprasidone

Anticholinergic/Antiparkinson and Antihistamine - Section 7.2.12

  • Anticholinergic: Benztropine, Trihexyphenidyl, Procyclidine, Dopaminergic Antiparkinson Amantadine
  • Antihistamine: Diphenhydramine, Hydroxyzine

Beta-Adrenergic Blocker- Section 7.2.13

  • Propranolol

Opiate Blocker- Section 7.2.14

  • Naltrexone

Hypnotic- Section 7.2.15

  • Zolpidem