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  1. Serotonin receptor agonist GERO
  2. alpha 2-adrenergic agonist Patient Education
  3. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic Patient Education
  4. Benzo-diazapines Contraindication*
  5. Benzo-diazapines Pediatric
  1. a Not recommended
  2. b Do not discontinue abruptly,
  3. c Monitor SE/ADEs, start low and go slow
  4. d 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
  5. e contraindicated in patients with with lung problems, precipitate suicidal tendencies and are sometimes used for suicidal overdoses in patients with major depression. Individuals with a history of alcohol, opiods and barbiturate abuse should avoid benzodiazepines,

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. CHF, hallucinations, delirium
  2. Drowsiness, sedation, headache, fatigue, nightmares, insomnia, mental changes, orthostatic hypertension, sinus tachycardia, hyperglycemia, n/v, dry mouth, etc
  3. Short-acting nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic that stimulates gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), an inhibitory neurotransmitter, by binding to GABAA receptors at the same location as benzodiazepines
  4. Will pass into breastmilk, not recommended,
  5. drowsiness, lack of coordination (impaired driving skills), cognitive impairements, paradoxical effects (aggression, insomnia, anxiety, seizure, irritable, impulsive).

5 True/False questions

  1. Serotonin receptor agonist DDIbinds the neuroreceptors for serotonin and dopamine in the brain and increases norepinephrine metabolism to relieve anxiety.

          

  2. Serotonin receptor agonist Monitoring Testsseizures, coma, hallucinations and heart failure

          

  3. alpha 2-adrenergic agonist GeriatricMore sensitive to the SE/AE and increased risk for falls while taking these drugs, used cautiously. lower dose recommended.

          

  4. anti-histamines SEanti-cholinergic effects (5can'ts, 1OH), dry mouth, nose, and throat, upset stomach, drowsiness, dizziness, chest congestion, headache, reddening of skin

          

  5. anti-histamines USEanti-cholinergic effects (5can'ts, 1OH), dry mouth, nose, and throat, upset stomach, drowsiness, dizziness, chest congestion, headache, reddening of skin