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  1. phenobarbitol, secobarbitol; these are old drugs that are highly habit forming although they are effective in short term treatment of insomnia
  2. anti-anxiety drug and CNS depressant; rapidly produces feeling of calm and relieves anxiety without impaired mental status; can be coadministered with narcotic to control pain and minimize narcotic nausea
  3. lunesta; non benzo hypnotic for sleep- prevents waking during the night; GABA; the only sleep med approved for long term use
  4. short term management of anxiety, effects the thalamus and limbic system; mild tranquilizer w/ anticonvulsant and muscle relaxant qualities; pregnancy D and CNS adverse effects

4 True/False questions

  1. zolpidemambien; short term treatment of insomnia; take immediately before bed

          

  2. zaleplonsonata; sedative for sleep for up to 28 days, non benzo; can lead to dependency and rebound insomnia

          

  3. benzodiazepineslunesta; non benzo hypnotic for sleep- prevents waking during the night; GABA; the only sleep med approved for long term use

          

  4. Buspironenot related to benzos, treats anxiety, but action is not known. optimum relief within three to four weeks; short term therapy but no tolerance effect