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  1. Beta blocker Pediatric
  2. Beta blocker Monitoring Test
  3. Beta blocker Contraindication*
  4. Benzo-diazapines
  5. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic MOA
  1. a lorazepam (Ativan), diazepam (Valium), alprazolam (Xanax), chlordiazepoxide (Librium), clonazepam (Klonopin), oxazepam (Serax), temazepam (Restoril),
  2. b Not for patient having lung problems (asthma, COPD, etc), heart block, bradycardia, diabetes mellitus
  3. c Use with caution
  4. d Heart rate, monitor glucose in patients with diabetes, blood pressure, respiratory rate, O2SAT
  5. e Short-acting nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic that stimulates gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), an inhibitory neurotransmitter, by binding to GABAA receptors at the same location as benzodiazepines

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. anti-cholinergic effects (5can'ts, 1OH), dry mouth, nose, and throat, upset stomach, drowsiness, dizziness, chest congestion, headache, reddening of skin
  2. potentiate the action of gamma-aminobutyric or GABA, including any other inhibitory transmitters in the CNS resulting in decreased anxiety. Most agents cause a decrease in CNS excitability
  3. • depression, worsening
    • suicidal ideation
    • aggressive behavior
    • complex sleep-related behavior
    • hallucinations
    • amnesia
    withdrawal if abrupt D/C
  4. decrease sexual ability, dizziness or light-headedness, fatigue or weakness; difficulty breathing or wheezing, shortness of breath
  5. Not recommended

5 True/False Questions

  1. Serotonin receptor agonist USEseizures, coma, hallucinations and heart failure


  2. Serotonin receptor agonist SEdizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache, insomnia, nervousness, weakness, blurred vision, nasal congestion, sore throat, tinnitus, chest pain, palpitations, tachycardia, numbness, paresthesia, etc


  3. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic Breast FeedingNot recommended


  4. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic DDIadditive effect with CNS depressants (e.g., sedatives, psychotropic drugs, anticonvulsants, antihistamines, alcohol)


  5. Serotonin receptor agonist DDITakes several weeks to reach therapeutic effect. Take exactly as prescribed in order to decrease risk of dependence. Do not just discontinue taking these drugs, your doctor may want to taper off the dose in order to avoid withdrawal symptoms.


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