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Pharm Antianxiety and Sedatives Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic MOA
  2. alpha 2-adrenergic agonist SE
  3. Serotonin receptor agonist GERO
  4. Beta blocker DDI
  5. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic EE
  1. a Drowsiness, sedation, headache, fatigue, nightmares, insomnia, mental changes, orthostatic hypertension, sinus tachycardia, hyperglycemia, n/v, dry mouth, etc
  2. b Short-acting nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic that stimulates gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), an inhibitory neurotransmitter, by binding to GABAA receptors at the same location as benzodiazepines
  3. c Monitor SE/ADEs, start low and go slow
  4. d induce sleep, sedative and hypnotic.
  5. e Make it difficult to manage blood glucose for diabetes patient taking this type of drug together with diuretics and anti-diabetic drugs

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. decrease anxiety-induced physiology response, such as tachy and hypertension.
  2. • headache
    • drowsiness
    • dizziness
    • lethargy
    • drugged feeling
    • lightheadedness
    • influenza-like symptom
    • GI upset
  3. RARE
  4. B
  5. Bradycardia, chest pain, severe dizziness or fainting, irregular heart rate, skin rash, hypoglycemia, depression, heart block, bronchospasm, dyspnea

5 True/False Questions

  1. anti-histaminesreduce anxiety, itching, and alcohol withdrawl


  2. Benzo-diazapines SEdrowsiness, lack of coordination (impaired driving skills), cognitive impairements, paradoxical effects (aggression, insomnia, anxiety, seizure, irritable, impulsive).


  3. Serotonin receptor agonist EEAnxiety is relieved without much sedation, symptoms of anxiety are decreased, sense of well being is improved


  4. alpha 2-adrenergic agonist Monitoring TestsUse with caution


  5. anti-histamines Brest feedingNOT RECOMMENDED


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