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  1. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic DDI
  2. alpha 2-adrenergic agonist USE
  3. Benzo-diazapines MOA
  4. Beta blocker Monitoring Test
  5. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic MOA
  1. a additive effect with CNS depressants (e.g., sedatives, psychotropic drugs, anticonvulsants, antihistamines, alcohol)
  2. b 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
  3. c Heart rate, monitor glucose in patients with diabetes, blood pressure, respiratory rate, O2SAT
  4. d Short-acting nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic that stimulates gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), an inhibitory neurotransmitter, by binding to GABAA receptors at the same location as benzodiazepines
  5. e ADHD and anxiety/panic disorder, alcohol withdrawal

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. D, not recommended, associated with floppy infant syndrome, neonatal withdrawl symptoms, poor sucking reflex
  2. binds the neuroreceptors for serotonin and dopamine in the brain and increases norepinephrine metabolism to relieve anxiety.
  3. More sensitive to the SE/AE and increased risk for falls while taking these drugs, used cautiously. lower dose recommended.
  4. dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache, insomnia, nervousness, weakness, blurred vision, nasal congestion, sore throat, tinnitus, chest pain, palpitations, tachycardia, numbness, paresthesia, etc
  5. Short-Term Tx Insomnia

5 True/False questions

  1. alpha 2-adrenergic agonist EEC


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


  3. alpha 2-adrenergic agonist Patient EducationUse with caution


  4. alpha 2-adrenergic agonist DDICauses CNS depression with opiates, sediatives, hypnotics, anesthetics, alcohol.


  5. Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic• headache
    • drowsiness
    • dizziness
    • lethargy
    • drugged feeling
    • lightheadedness
    • influenza-like symptom
    • GI upset