5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Beta blocker EE
- anti-histamines AE
- Serotonin receptor agonist
- Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic Breast Feeding
- Benzo-diazapines MOA
- a potentiate the action of gamma-aminobutyric or GABA, including any other inhibitory transmitters in the CNS resulting in decreased anxiety. Most agents cause a decrease in CNS excitability
- b Buspirone (Buspar)
- c RARE
- d decrease anxiety-induced physiology response, such as tachy and hypertension.
- e no
5 Multiple choice questions
- dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache, insomnia, nervousness, weakness, blurred vision, nasal congestion, sore throat, tinnitus, chest pain, palpitations, tachycardia, numbness, paresthesia, etc
- Monitor SE/ADEs, start low and go slow, assess risk of fall
- Not for patient having lung problems (asthma, COPD, etc), heart block, bradycardia, diabetes mellitus
- drowsiness, lack of coordination (impaired driving skills), cognitive impairements, paradoxical effects (aggression, insomnia, anxiety, seizure, irritable, impulsive).
- do not take with alcohol
5 True/False questions
Serotonin receptor agonist Monitoring Tests → Blood pressure, heart rate, and respirations. Assess for dizziness, drowsiness or lightheadedness. Observe for signs of dependency.
Serotonin receptor agonist MOA → binds the neuroreceptors for serotonin and dopamine in the brain and increases norepinephrine metabolism to relieve anxiety.
Beta blocker Geriatric → Use with caution
Serotonin receptor agonist Brest feeding → NO
Beta blocker EE → Bradycardia, chest pain, severe dizziness or fainting, irregular heart rate, skin rash, hypoglycemia, depression, heart block, bronchospasm, dyspnea