Anti-depressants are one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the first world. This combined with a population that can often find themselves in need of help or complete desperation will present to your emergency department. It is important you feel confident in managing and caring for these patients. Click on the links below for the management of antidepressant overdose and the BSCC video for a tutorial on antidepressants.
- MAOIs (Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors)
- SNRIs (Selective Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors)
- SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors)