5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Benzo-diazapines USE
- Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic Patient Education
- anti-histamines AE
- Serotonin receptor agonist Brest feeding
- a lorazepam (Ativan), diazepam (Valium), alprazolam (Xanax), chlordiazepoxide (Librium), clonazepam (Klonopin), oxazepam (Serax), temazepam (Restoril),
- b RARE
- c Report 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
- d NO
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- sedative, hypnotic (induce sleep), anxiolytic (antianxiety), anticonulsant (seizure), muscle relaxant and amnesic (loss unpleasant memory)
- NOT RECOMMENDED
- do not take with alcohol
- ataxia, hostility, anterograde amnesia, rebound insomnia/anxiety, suicidal ideation, tolerance, dependence and withdrawal syndrome with long term use
- Not recommended
5 True/False questions
anti-histamines Pediatric → Not recommended (paradoxical effect)
alpha 2-adrenergic agonist Pediatric → Causes CNS depression with opiates, sediatives, hypnotics, anesthetics, alcohol.
Benzo-diazapines GERO → More sensitive to the SE/AE and increased risk for falls while taking these drugs, used cautiously. lower dose recommended to avoid oversedation
Benzo-diazapines SE → drowsiness, lack of coordination (impaired driving skills), cognitive impairements, paradoxical effects (aggression, insomnia, anxiety, seizure, irritable, impulsive).
Beta blocker DDI → decrease anxiety-induced physiology response, such as tachy and hypertension.