5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Benzo-diazapines EE
- Beta blocker MOA
- Serotonin receptor agonist USE
- Serotonin receptor agonist Monitoring Tests
- anti-histamines SE
- a Block the effects of epinephrine and norepinephrine from beta-adrenergic receptors throughout the body (beta 1 and beta 2); decrease HR and BP associated with anxiety, has NO effect on cognition
- b Blood pressure, heart rate, and respirations. Assess for dizziness, drowsiness or lightheadedness. Observe for signs of dependency.
- c To relieve symptoms and feelings of anxiety without too much sedation, and to improve sense of well-being.
- d sedative, hypnotic (induce sleep), anxiolytic (antianxiety), anticonulsant (seizure), muscle relaxant and amnesic (loss unpleasant memory)
- e anti-cholinergic effects (5can'ts, 1OH), dry mouth, nose, and throat, upset stomach, drowsiness, dizziness, chest congestion, headache, reddening of skin
5 Multiple choice questions
- Bind to α2 receptors in the brain to decrease presynaptic calcium levels, and inhibit the release of norepinephrine (NE), leading to decreased sympathetic tone
- 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
- Not recommended
- Make it difficult to manage blood glucose for diabetes patient taking this type of drug together with diuretics and anti-diabetic drugs
5 True/False questions
anti-histamines Patient Education → Report SOB, new-onset depression or worsen existing depression. Start lowest and go slow. Do not suddenly stop taking.Do not stand or sit up too quickly; hold onto railings when going up/down steps. Educate diabetics to check glucose levels often.
Benzo-diazapines PG → ataxia, hostility, anterograde amnesia, rebound insomnia/anxiety, suicidal ideation, tolerance, dependence and withdrawal syndrome with long term use
anti-histamines DDI → For mild anxiety, preoperative or procedure sedative, hypnotic, analgesic, and tranquilizer
alpha 2-adrenergic agonist Monitoring Tests → Blood sugar and blood pressure, HR
Benzo-diazapines Contraindication* → do not use for everyday stress or long-term use; do not take more than prescribed amount since product is habit forming; dizziness may occur; abstain from alcohol; do not discontinue abruptly- withdrawl symptoms may occur, Avoid driving and operating machine; Avoid the use of alcohol and other CNS depressants concurrently with these medications.