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  1. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic EE
  2. Benzo-diazapines PG
  3. Beta blocker DDI
  4. anti-histamines AE
  5. Benzo-diazapines Contraindication*
  1. a Make it difficult to manage blood glucose for diabetes patient taking this type of drug together with diuretics and anti-diabetic drugs
  2. b induce sleep, sedative and hypnotic.
  3. c contraindicated in patients with with lung problems, precipitate suicidal tendencies and are sometimes used for suicidal overdoses in patients with major depression. Individuals with a history of alcohol, opiods and barbiturate abuse should avoid benzodiazepines,
  4. d D, not recommended, associated with floppy infant syndrome, neonatal withdrawl symptoms, poor sucking reflex
  5. e RARE

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. NO
  2. Not recommended
  3. Not recommended
  4. More sensitive to the SE/AE and increased risk for falls while taking these drugs, used cautiously. lower dose recommended.
  5. additive effect with CNS depressants (e.g., sedatives, psychotropic drugs, anticonvulsants, antihistamines, alcohol)

5 True/False Questions

  1. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic MOA• headache
    • drowsiness
    • dizziness
    • lethargy
    • drugged feeling
    • lightheadedness
    • influenza-like symptom
    • GI upset


  2. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic ContraindicationReport complex sleep-related behaviors;
    Take it immediately before bedtime, take it when able to get a full night's sleep (i.e., 7-8 hours). Not abruptly discontinuing therapy. Do not operate machinery or drive, report all prescriptions and OTC drugs, avoid alcohol and other CNS depressants


  3. anti-histamines DDIdo not take with alcohol


  4. Benzo-diazapines EEsedative, hypnotic (induce sleep), anxiolytic (antianxiety), anticonulsant (seizure), muscle relaxant and amnesic (loss unpleasant memory)


  5. alpha 2-adrenergic agonist PGDrowsiness, sedation, headache, fatigue, nightmares, insomnia, mental changes, orthostatic hypertension, sinus tachycardia, hyperglycemia, n/v, dry mouth, etc


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