Psychotropic Drugs

Psychotropic Drugs

Psychotropic Medications – Consent Drug List

PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS LIST

List of psychotropic medications

Psychotropic Medications

General Discussion:

Psychotropic medications are drugs that affect the mind, emotions, or behavior and are frequently prescribed for residents. When used appropriately and judiciously, these medications can enhance the quality of life of residents who need them. However, all psychotropic drugs have the potential for producing undesirable side effects or aggravating problematic signs and symptoms of existing conditions including:•

Postural hypotension

Dyskinesia

Malignant hypothermia

Delirium

Psychotropic Medications

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