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  1. sonata; sedative for sleep for up to 28 days, non benzo; can lead to dependency and rebound insomnia
  2. potentiate the effects of GABA, resulting in increased CNS depression; treat anxiety, sleep, seizures, muscle relaxation, alcohol withdraw, anesthesia, sedation and conscious sedation; prototype: lorazepam
  3. lunesta; non benzo hypnotic for sleep- prevents waking during the night; GABA; the only sleep med approved for long term use
  4. phenobarbitol, secobarbitol; these are old drugs that are highly habit forming although they are effective in short term treatment of insomnia

4 True/False questions

  1. zolpidemambien; short term treatment of insomnia; take immediately before bed


  2. meprobamateshort term management of anxiety, effects the thalamus and limbic system; mild tranquilizer w/ anticonvulsant and muscle relaxant qualities; pregnancy D and CNS adverse effects


  3. hydroxyzineanti-anxiety drug and CNS depressant; rapidly produces feeling of calm and relieves anxiety without impaired mental status; can be coadministered with narcotic to control pain and minimize narcotic nausea


  4. Buspironenot related to benzos, treats anxiety, but action is not known. optimum relief within three to four weeks; short term therapy but no tolerance effect


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