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  1. Benzo-diazapines EE
  2. Beta blocker MOA
  3. Serotonin receptor agonist USE
  4. Serotonin receptor agonist Monitoring Tests
  5. anti-histamines SE
  1. 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
  2. b Blood pressure, heart rate, and respirations. Assess for dizziness, drowsiness or lightheadedness. Observe for signs of dependency.
  3. c To relieve symptoms and feelings of anxiety without too much sedation, and to improve sense of well-being.
  4. d sedative, hypnotic (induce sleep), anxiolytic (antianxiety), anticonulsant (seizure), muscle relaxant and amnesic (loss unpleasant memory)
  5. 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

  1. B
  2. Bind to α2 receptors in the brain to decrease presynaptic calcium levels, and inhibit the release of norepinephrine (NE), leading to decreased sympathetic tone
  3. 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
  4. Not recommended
  5. 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

  1. anti-histamines Patient EducationReport 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.


  2. Benzo-diazapines PGataxia, hostility, anterograde amnesia, rebound insomnia/anxiety, suicidal ideation, tolerance, dependence and withdrawal syndrome with long term use


  3. anti-histamines DDIFor mild anxiety, preoperative or procedure sedative, hypnotic, analgesic, and tranquilizer


  4. alpha 2-adrenergic agonist Monitoring TestsBlood sugar and blood pressure, HR


  5. 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.