Molly's Pharm Test 4 Drug Names

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Alprazolam (Xanax)

Benzodiazepines, used for anxiety and insomnia*

Diazepam (Valium)

Benzodiazepines, used for anxiety and insomnia*

Lorazepam (Ativan)

Benzodiazepines, used for anxiety and insomnia*

Zolpidem (Ambien)

Benzodiazepine-like drugs, used for short term management of insomnia

Zaleplon (Sonata)

Benzodiazepine-like drugs, used for short term management of insomnia

Eszopiclone (Lunesta)

Benzodiazepine-like drug, used for insomnia with no prolonged use and has a bitter after taste

Phenobarbital

Barbituates, used for seizure disorder

Mephorbarbital

Barbituates, used for seizure disorder

Thiopental

Barbituates, used Induction of Anesthesia

Secobarbital

Barbituates, used for sedation

Drugs that can be used to treat insomnia

Benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine-like drugs, Trazodone, Antihistamines

Lorazepam (Ativan) - for GAD

Benzodiazepine - Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Disulfram (Valium) - for GAD

Benzodiazepine - Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Alprazolam (Xanax) - for GAD

Benzodiazepine - Generazlied Anxiety Disorder

Buspirone (BuSpar)

Used for Generalized Anxiety Disorder and doesn't intensifty CNS depressants (do not take with graprefruit juice!)

Venlafaxine (Effexor XR)

Antidepressant - Used for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Paroxetine (Paxil)

Antidepressant - SSRI - used for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Escitalopram (Lexapro)

Antidepressant - SSRI - used for Generalized Anxitey Diosrder

What group of drugs do we use to treat panic disorder?

Antidepressants - TCAs, SSRI, MAOI (not common) & Benzodiazepines

Citalopram

SSRI - used for OCD

Sertraline

SSRI - used for OCD & Panic Disorder & Social Anxiety Disorder

Paroxetine

SSRI - used for OCD & Panic Disorder & Social Anxiety Disorder

Fluvoxamine

SSRI - used for OCD & Social Anxiety Disorder

Fluoxetine

SSRI - used for OCD & Panic Disorder

Escitalopram

SSRI - used for OCD

Drug of choice to treat Social Anxiety Disorder

SSRIs

Drug of choice to treat PTSD

there isn't a group of meds that has been shown to work

Amphetamines are used for

ADHD
Narcolepsy
Obesity (Not Recommended)

Dexedrine, Dextrostat

Dextroamphetamine sulfate Short duration - Amphetamines for ADHD & Narcolepsy

Dexedrine Spansules

Dextroamphetamine sulfate Long duration - Amphetamines for ADHD and Narcolepsy

Aderall

Amphetamine/dextroamphetamine mixture Short Duration - Amphetamines for ADHD and Narcolepsy

Aderall XR

Amphetamine/dextroamphetamine mixture Long Duration - Amphetamines for ADHD and Narcolepsy`

Methylphenidate (Ritalin) (Concerta - for Kids)

Like an amphetamine - used for ADHD and Narcolepsy

Methylxanthines

Caffeine based med - used in neonatal apnea

atomoxetine

used in ADHD for children

Bethanechol

Muscarinic agonists (cholinergic drug)

Atropine

Muscarinic antagonists (anticholinergic drug)

Pilocarpine

Muscarinic agonist - helps with glaucoma

Neostigmine (Prostigmin)

"Reversible" Cholinesterase Inhibitors - used in myasthenia gravis

Tubocurarine

Nondepolarizing Neuromuscular Blockers

Succinylcholine

Depolarizing Neuromuscular Blockers

procaine (Novocain)

Ester - local anesthetic

lidocaine (Xyolcaine)

Amides - local anesthetic

Cocaine

Ester type - local anesthetic

Halothane

Inhaled anesthetic - general anesthetic

Isoflurane

inhaled anesthetic - general anesthetic

Nitrous Oxide

general anesthetic

Barbituates for Anesthesia

general anesthetics

diazepam (Valium) for anesthesia

Benzodiazepines - general anesthetic

Propofol

general anesthetic

Ketamine

general anesthetic

Morphine

strong opioid - for pain

Fentanyl

strong opioid - for pain

Meperidine (demerol)

strong opioid - for pain

heroin, Hydromorphone, oxymorphone, and levorphanol

strong opioid - for pain

Codeine

moderate to strong opioid - for pain

Oxycodone

moderate to strong opioid for pain

Hydrocodone

moderate to strong opioid for pain

Propoxyphene

moderate to strong opioid for pain

Naloxone

opioid antagonist

Tramadol

Nonopioid Centrally Acting Analgesics

Ergots & Triptans are used for which kind of headache

migraine

non opioid analgesics are used for which kind of headache

tension type

Levothyroxine (Synthroid)

used for hypothyroidism

Propylthiouracil (PTU)

used for hyperthyroidism

Radioactive Iodine-131 (131I)

used for hyperthyroidism (graves disease)

H1 Antagonists

used in allergy

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)

H1 Antagonist - used for allergy first gen

Hydroxyzine (Vistaril)

H1 Antagonist - used for allergy first gen

Promethazine (Phenergan)

H1 Antagonist - used for allergy first gen

Fexofenadine (Allegra)

H1 Antagonist - used for allergy second gen

Loratadine (Claritin, Tavist ND, Alavert)

H1 Antagonist - used for allergy second gen

Cetirizine (Zyrtec)

H1 Antagonist - used for allergy second gen

Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
Fenoprofen
Flurbiprofen
Ketoprofen
Naproxen
Naproxen plus lansoprazole
Oxaprozin

first gen NSAIDS

Celecoxib (Celebrex)

second gen NSAIDS

Montelukast (Singulair)

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs - Leukotriene Modifiers - asthma

Zafirlukast (Accolate)

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs - Leukotriene Modifiers - asmtma

Fluticasone/salmeterol (Advair)
Budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort)

Glucocorticoid/LABA Combinations

prednisone

Anti-inflammatory agents
Glucocorticoids

albuterol

Bronchodilators
Beta2 agonists

Interferon beta-1a [Avonex]
Interferon beta-1a [Rebif]
Interferon beta-1b [Betaseron]
Glatiramer acetate [Copaxone]
Natalizumab [Tysabril]

immunomodulator for MS

Mitoxantrone

Immunosuppressants for MS

Memantine

Neuronal receptor blocker for Alzhimers

Donepezil
Galantamine
Rivastigmine
Tacrine - not recommended

Cholinesterase inhibitors

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