5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic EE
- anti-histamines DDI
- Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic DDI
- Beta blocker Pediatric
- a additive effect with CNS depressants (e.g., sedatives, psychotropic drugs, anticonvulsants, antihistamines, alcohol)
- b Hydroxyzine(Atarax)
- c Use with caution
- d do not take with alcohol
- e induce sleep, sedative and hypnotic.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Zolpidem (Ambien)
- • depression, worsening
• suicidal ideation
• aggressive behavior
• complex sleep-related behavior
withdrawal if abrupt D/C
- first line drug used to treat acute anxiety and agitation SHORT term (PRN), alcohol withdrawal, anxiety related to surgery and procedures, insomnia, seizures. Should not be given longer than 2-4 weeks, used as prn to treat acute anxiety and rapidly relieve the symtptoms.
- do not drink grapefruit juice with medication, can cause drug toxicity
5 True/False questions
anti-histamines GERO → More sensitive to the SE/AE and increased risk for falls while taking these drugs, used cautiously. lower dose recommended.
alpha 2-adrenergic agonist DDI → Bind to α2 receptors in the brain to decrease presynaptic calcium levels, and inhibit the release of norepinephrine (NE), leading to decreased sympathetic tone
Benzo-diazapines MOA → D, not recommended, associated with floppy infant syndrome, neonatal withdrawl symptoms, poor sucking reflex
anti-histamines Patient Education → do not operative vehicles or machinery with this drug
Benzo-diazapines Patient Education → do not use for everyday stress or long-term use; do not take more than prescribed amount since product is habit forming; dizziness may occur; abstain from alcohol; do not discontinue abruptly- withdrawl symptoms may occur, Avoid driving and operating machine; Avoid the use of alcohol and other CNS depressants concurrently with these medications.