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Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Barbituates
Benzodiazepines
Gamma-aminobutyric acid
Hypnotics
a class of drugs that are chemical derivatives barbituric aci…
a chemical category of drugs used to be the most frequently p…
an inhibitory neurotransmitter found in the brain
drugs that, when given in a low to moderate dosage, calm or s…
Barbituates
a class of drugs that are chemical derivatives barbituric aci…
Benzodiazepines
a chemical category of drugs used to be the most frequently p…
24 terms
(Ch.12) CNS System Depressants & Muscle Relaxants
What are CNS depressants able to reduce?
Sedatives=
How can sedatives become a hypnotic?
Low doses of hypnotics
Nervousness, excitability, and irritability
Calms without sleep
If they're given in a larger dose
Calm without sleep
What are CNS depressants able to reduce?
Nervousness, excitability, and irritability
Sedatives=
Calms without sleep
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Chapter 13_Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
decrease nervousness, excitability wit…
decreases nervousness, excitability an…
creates a calming effect on the CNS
useful in controlling agitation and an…
sedatives
sedatives-hypnotics
benzodiazepines
benzodiazepines
decrease nervousness, excitability wit…
sedatives
decreases nervousness, excitability an…
sedatives-hypnotics
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Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Barbiturates
Benzodiazepines
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)
Hypnotics
a class of drugs that are chemical derivates of barbituric ac…
a chemical category of drugs most frequently prescribed as an…
the primary inhibitory neurotransmitter found in the brain; a…
drugs that, when given at low to moderate dosages, calm or so…
Barbiturates
a class of drugs that are chemical derivates of barbituric ac…
Benzodiazepines
a chemical category of drugs most frequently prescribed as an…
32 terms
Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
sedatives
hypnotics
Classifications of CNS depressants (se…
sleep
drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
-cause sleep... -more potent effect on the CNS than sedatives
1. barbiturates... 2.benzodiazepines... 3. miscellaneous drugs
-cyclic and repetitive... -unaware of sensory stimuli within the…
sedatives
drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
hypnotics
-cause sleep... -more potent effect on the CNS than sedatives
29 terms
Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
sedatives
hypnotics
sedative hypnotics
barbiturates
drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
Cause sleep (a sedative can become a hypnotic if given in lar…
At low doses, calms the CNS without inducing sleep...At high…
sedative hypnotics (habit forming, low therapeutic index)
sedatives
drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
hypnotics
Cause sleep (a sedative can become a hypnotic if given in lar…
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Ch 12 Nervous System depressants and Muscle relaxants
Barbiturates
benzodiazepines
Gamma aminobutyric acid GABA
hypnotics
a class of drugs used to induce sedation. Chemical derivative…
a chemical category of drugs most frequently prescribed as an…
Primary inhibitory neurotransmitter found in the brain a key…
drugs that when given at low to moderate dosages calm or soot…
Barbiturates
a class of drugs used to induce sedation. Chemical derivative…
benzodiazepines
a chemical category of drugs most frequently prescribed as an…
38 terms
Central nervous system depressants and muscle relaxants
CNS Depressants
CNS Depressants (Cont.)
CNS Depressants (Cont.).
Sleep
Sedatives:... - Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the ... CNS…
Hypnotics:... - Cause sleep... - Much more potent effect on CNS t…
- Sedative-hypnotics: dose dependent... - At low doses, calm the…
- Normal sleep is cyclic and repetitive... - A sleeping person i…
CNS Depressants
Sedatives:... - Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the ... CNS…
CNS Depressants (Cont.)
Hypnotics:... - Cause sleep... - Much more potent effect on CNS t…
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Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Sedatives
Hypnotics
groups of hypnotics
benzodiazepines classified as
Reduce nervousness, excitability, and irritability
cause sleep
barbiturates, benzos, misc
either sedative-hypnotic or anxiolytic
Sedatives
Reduce nervousness, excitability, and irritability
Hypnotics
cause sleep
51 terms
CNS Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Sedatives
sedatives in too high of doses cause w…
Hypnotics
Sedative-Hypnotics are dependent on wh…
have an inhibitory effect on the CNS... depress thinking... depress…
cause drugs to act like a hypnotic... cause sleep ... cause death
decreased functional capacity... DIFFERENT THAN SEDATIVES... more p…
DOSE
Sedatives
have an inhibitory effect on the CNS... depress thinking... depress…
sedatives in too high of doses cause w…
cause drugs to act like a hypnotic... cause sleep ... cause death
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Chapter 12 - Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Sedatives
Hypnotics
hypnotic = _______ -aid
________ and _________ are drugs that…
reduce nervousness, excitability, and irritability *without c…
Hypnotics cause sleep and have a much more potent effect on…
sleep
Sedatives... hypnotics
Sedatives
reduce nervousness, excitability, and irritability *without c…
Hypnotics
Hypnotics cause sleep and have a much more potent effect on…
Chapter 12: Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Drugs to know... Barbiturates
Drugs to know... Benzodiazepines
Drugs to know... Miscellaneous anxiolyt…
Drugs to know... Benzodiazepine like dr…
phenobarbital
diazepam
buspirone
zolpidem
Drugs to know... Barbiturates
phenobarbital
Drugs to know... Benzodiazepines
diazepam
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Chapter 12: Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Drugs to know... Barbiturates
Drugs to know... Benzodiazepines
Drugs to know... Miscellaneous anxiolyt…
Drugs to know... Benzodiazepine like dr…
phenobarbital
diazepam
buspirone
zolpidem
Drugs to know... Barbiturates
phenobarbital
Drugs to know... Benzodiazepines
diazepam
21 terms
muscle relaxants/CNS depressants
side effects to muscle relaxants
baclofen (lioresal) MOA/notes
cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) MOA/notes
methocarbamol (robaxin) MOA/notes
drowsiness, dizziness, ataxia, lightheadedness, N/V/D
most effective because derivative of GABA, increases GABA act…
increases GABA, short term, dry mouth and urinary retention
increases GABA, short term, brown black or green urine
side effects to muscle relaxants
drowsiness, dizziness, ataxia, lightheadedness, N/V/D
baclofen (lioresal) MOA/notes
most effective because derivative of GABA, increases GABA act…
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CNS Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Benzodiazepines-... Uses
Benzodiazepines-... Drugs end in am
Benzodiazepines-... Contraindications
Benzodiazepines-... Adverse Drug Effects
-Sedative... -Hypnotic... -Anxiolytic... -Combination of above
-Alprazolam [Xanax]... -Diazepam [Valium]... -Lorazepam [Ativan]... -T…
-Known drug allergy... -Angle closure glaucoma... -Pregnancy
-Unwanted CNS depression or paradoxical reactions... -Dizziness…
Benzodiazepines-... Uses
-Sedative... -Hypnotic... -Anxiolytic... -Combination of above
Benzodiazepines-... Drugs end in am
-Alprazolam [Xanax]... -Diazepam [Valium]... -Lorazepam [Ativan]... -T…
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CNS depressants and muscle relaxants
anxiolytics
sedatives
hypnotics
benzodiazepines
relieves feelings of anxiety
unaware of environment
produce sleep or unawareness- nightmares, sleep walking, trou…
most frequently used for anxiety, sedations, and hypnotics
anxiolytics
relieves feelings of anxiety
sedatives
unaware of environment
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CNS Depressants and muscle relaxants
Benzodiazepines Moa
Benzodiazepines Uses
Benzodiazepines Contras
Benzodiazepines ADE
↑ GABA → ↓ CNS activity/stimulation
Sedative... Hypnotic... Anxiolytic... Combination of above
Known drug allergy... Angle closure glaucoma... Pregnancy
Unwanted CNS depression or paradoxical reactions Dizziness Dr…
Benzodiazepines Moa
↑ GABA → ↓ CNS activity/stimulation
Benzodiazepines Uses
Sedative... Hypnotic... Anxiolytic... Combination of above
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CNS Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Benzodiazepines and Miscellaneous Hypn…
Benzos and Misc. Indications
Benzos and Misc. Contraindications
Benzos and Misc. Adverse Effects
no certain MOA; thought to involve GABA; depresses CNS
sedation, relief of agitation or anxiety, sleep induction, sh…
KDA; glaucoma; pregnancy
HA, drowsiness, nervousness, dizziness, lethargy, cognitive i…
Benzodiazepines and Miscellaneous Hypn…
no certain MOA; thought to involve GABA; depresses CNS
Benzos and Misc. Indications
sedation, relief of agitation or anxiety, sleep induction, sh…
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CNS Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
CNS Depressants: Anxiolytics
CNS Depressants: Sedatives
CNS Depressants: Hypnotics
Benzodiazpines
relieves feelings of anxiety
unaware of environment; don't care what's going on
produce sleep or unawareness; can produce nightmares or sleep…
Most frequently used: anxiety, sedation, hypnotics... Other ther…
CNS Depressants: Anxiolytics
relieves feelings of anxiety
CNS Depressants: Sedatives
unaware of environment; don't care what's going on
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CNS Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Sedatives
CNS depressants
Low dose hypnotics
Sedative Hypnotics
drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
things that reduce excitability
can cause sleep **... much more potent effect on CNS than sedati…
low dose: calm w/o inducing sleep... high dose: calm CNS to poin…
Sedatives
drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
CNS depressants
things that reduce excitability
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CNS Depressants & Muscle Relaxants
Benzodiazepines
Long-acting Benzodiazepines
Intermediate-acting Benzodiazepines
Short-acting Benzodiazepines
-Sedative-hypnotic... -Anxiolytic (medication that relieves anxi…
diazepam (Valium)... clonazepam (Klonopin)
alprazolam (Xanax)... lorazepam (Ativan)... temazepam (Restoril)
eszopiclone (Lunesta)... midazolam (Versed)... triazolam (Halcion)…
Benzodiazepines
-Sedative-hypnotic... -Anxiolytic (medication that relieves anxi…
Long-acting Benzodiazepines
diazepam (Valium)... clonazepam (Klonopin)
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CHP. 12 Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
diazepam(Valium)[Benzodiazepines]
midazolam(Versed)[Benzodiazepines]
temazepam (Restoril)[Benzodiazepines]
zaleplon(Sonata)[NonBenzodiazepines]
first available benz drug. treatment for anxiety, procedural…
commonly used preoperatively & for moderate sedation. Ability…
intermediate acting benzodiazepines. Normally induces sleep w…
short acting non benzodiazepine hypnotic. very short half lif…
diazepam(Valium)[Benzodiazepines]
first available benz drug. treatment for anxiety, procedural…
midazolam(Versed)[Benzodiazepines]
commonly used preoperatively & for moderate sedation. Ability…
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CNS Depressants & Muscle Relaxants
Sedative-Hypnotic Benzodiazepines and…
Drug Interactions of CNS depressants a…
Benzodiazepines
MOA of CNS Benzodiazepines
Long Acting: ... Clonazepam (Klonopin)... Diazepam (Valium)... Fluraze…
Kava (alcohol, barbiturates, psychoactive drugs) and Valerian…
Diazepam (Valium)... Midazolam (Versed)... Temazepam (Restoril)
Depress activity of the CNA. May be specific receptors in the…
Sedative-Hypnotic Benzodiazepines and…
Long Acting: ... Clonazepam (Klonopin)... Diazepam (Valium)... Fluraze…
Drug Interactions of CNS depressants a…
Kava (alcohol, barbiturates, psychoactive drugs) and Valerian…
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CNS Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
CNS depressants
sedatives
hypnotics
benzodiazepines
- drugs that have a calming effect or that depress the CNS... -…
inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree that they reduce:…
- CNS depressant that causes sleep... - much more potent effect…
- sedative-hypnotics... - function along a continuum as a sedati…
CNS depressants
- drugs that have a calming effect or that depress the CNS... -…
sedatives
inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree that they reduce:…
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CNS Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Benzodiazepines and Misc. Hypnotic Drugs
Diazepam (Valium)
Midazolam (Versed)
* Temazepam (Restoril)
Indications: Sedation, relief of agitation or anxiety, treamt…
Treatment of anxiety, procedural sedation and anesthesia adju…
Most commonly used preoperatively and for moderate sedation,…
Intermediate-acting benzodiazepine. Induces sleep w/in 20 to…
Benzodiazepines and Misc. Hypnotic Drugs
Indications: Sedation, relief of agitation or anxiety, treamt…
Diazepam (Valium)
Treatment of anxiety, procedural sedation and anesthesia adju…
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Pharmacology Chapter 12 Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
1... Hispanics, Asians, Pacific Islander…
1... Thiopental is an ultrashort-acting…
1... Symptoms such as drowsiness and con…
3... When a benzodiazepine and rifampin…
A patient of Hispanic origin who experiences insomnia visits…
A patient is scheduled to have a brief surgical procedure. Wh…
How is flumazenil administered when treating diazepam overdos…
What is the result of a potential drug interaction between be…
1... Hispanics, Asians, Pacific Islander…
A patient of Hispanic origin who experiences insomnia visits…
1... Thiopental is an ultrashort-acting…
A patient is scheduled to have a brief surgical procedure. Wh…
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CNS depressants and muscle relaxants
A sedative can become
Sedatives
Benzodiazepines lower
Most significant effect of benzodiazep…
a hypnotic if it is given in large enough doses
Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degre…
BP... Safety risk start low dose and go up
"Hangover" effect/daytime sleepiness- most significant effect…
A sedative can become
a hypnotic if it is given in large enough doses
Sedatives
Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degre…
14 terms
CNS Depressants & Muscle Relaxants
CNS depressants are drugs are classifi…
Calms patient down without causing sle…
Cause sleep and are more potent
Drugs that can act as either a sedativ…
sedative, hypnotic
Sedatives
Hypnotics
Sedative-Hypnotics
CNS depressants are drugs are classifi…
sedative, hypnotic
Calms patient down without causing sle…
Sedatives
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Muscle Relaxants and CNS Depressants
centrally acting skeletal muscle relax…
chronic debilitating disorders... spasms…
MS, strokes, CP, head and spinal cord…
pain and limited mobility
what are the two types of musculoskeletal relaxants
indications for muscle relaxants (2)
examples of chronic debilitating disorders
what two broad things do muscle relaxants cause making them a…
centrally acting skeletal muscle relax…
what are the two types of musculoskeletal relaxants
chronic debilitating disorders... spasms…
indications for muscle relaxants (2)
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CNS DEPRESSANTS AND MUSCLE RELAXANTS
Benzodiazepines and other Hypnotic Dru…
Benzodiazepines and other Hypnotic Dru…
Long-Term use Insomnia Drugs... (nonbenzo…
Benzodiazepines and other Hypnotic Dru…
*Depress CNS specifically hypothalamic, thalamic and limbic s…
*Sedation... *Anxiety related depression... *Sleep induction... *Skele…
*Eszoplicone (Lunesta)... *Zolpidem (Ambien CR)
Drug Allergy... Glaucoma... Pregnancy
Benzodiazepines and other Hypnotic Dru…
*Depress CNS specifically hypothalamic, thalamic and limbic s…
Benzodiazepines and other Hypnotic Dru…
*Sedation... *Anxiety related depression... *Sleep induction... *Skele…
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Chapter 12: Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
A patient has received an excessive do…
Which drug is the only muscle relaxant…
Dantrolene (Dantrium) acts on the sarc…
A patient has been prescribed eszopicl…
C. Airway maintenance... An overdose of baclofen can cause resp…
C. Dantrolene (Dantrium)... Dantrolene works directly on skelet…
C. Calcium... The heat in malignant hyperthermia results from t…
A. Allow at least 8 hours for sleep.... The nurse instructs the…
A patient has received an excessive do…
C. Airway maintenance... An overdose of baclofen can cause resp…
Which drug is the only muscle relaxant…
C. Dantrolene (Dantrium)... Dantrolene works directly on skelet…
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muscle relaxants and CNS depressants
Baclofen (lioresal)
cyclobenzaprine (flexeril)
methocarbamol (robabxin)
diazepam (valium)
central acting muscle relaxant
short term muscle relaxant
short term muscle relaxant
central acting benzodiazepine muscle relaxant... anxiolytic, ant…
Baclofen (lioresal)
central acting muscle relaxant
cyclobenzaprine (flexeril)
short term muscle relaxant
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CNS Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
barbiturates
benzodiazepines
gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)
hypnotics
a class of drugs that are chemical derivatives of barbituric…
a chemical category of drugs most frequently Rxed as anxiolyt…
the primary inhibitory NT found in the brain; a key compound…
drugs that, when given at low-moderate dosages, calm or sooth…
barbiturates
a class of drugs that are chemical derivatives of barbituric…
benzodiazepines
a chemical category of drugs most frequently Rxed as anxiolyt…
30 terms
Chapter 12: Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
sedatives
hypnotics
sedative-hypnotes
sleep architecture
drugs that reduce nervousness, excitability, and irritability…
drugs that cause sleep and have a much more potent effect on…
classified into three groups:... barbiturates... benzodiazepines... mi…
the structure of the various elements involved in the sleep c…
sedatives
drugs that reduce nervousness, excitability, and irritability…
hypnotics
drugs that cause sleep and have a much more potent effect on…
31 terms
CNS depressants and muscle relaxants
sedatives
hypnotics
CNS depressant classifications
REM sleep
drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
cause sleep
barbiturates... benzodiazepines... miscellaneous
when you have dreams
sedatives
drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
hypnotics
cause sleep
CNS Depressants & Muscle Relaxants
What does an anxiolytic do?
What do sedatives do?
What do hypnotics do?
What are benzodiazepines most frequent…
Relieves feelings of anxiety
Make a person unaware of their environment
Produce sleep or unawareness
Anxiety... Sedation... Hypnotics
What does an anxiolytic do?
Relieves feelings of anxiety
What do sedatives do?
Make a person unaware of their environment
42 terms
CNS Depressants & Muscle Relaxants
What do sedatives do?
What do hypnotics do?
What are Sedative-Hypnotics?
What is the first step in treatment of…
calm patient down without causing sleep; large doses will cau…
cause sleep and are more potent than sedatives
drugs that can act as either sedative or hypnotic depending o…
NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL
What do sedatives do?
calm patient down without causing sleep; large doses will cau…
What do hypnotics do?
cause sleep and are more potent than sedatives
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Muscle Relaxants and CNS Depressants
Indications for Musculoskeletal relaxa…
SE for Musculoskeletal relaxants
Centrally acting musculoskeletal relax…
Baclofen (lioresal)
Chronic debilitating disorders (MS, strokes, cerebral palsy,…
Drowsiness... Dizziness and ataxia (trouble walking)... Light heade…
Enhance GABA inhibitory effects -> muscle relaxation (CNS dep…
Central acting musculoskeletal relaxant... GABA derivative/GABA…
Indications for Musculoskeletal relaxa…
Chronic debilitating disorders (MS, strokes, cerebral palsy,…
SE for Musculoskeletal relaxants
Drowsiness... Dizziness and ataxia (trouble walking)... Light heade…
33 terms
CNS depressants and muscle relaxants
Benzodiazapam drug 1
Benzodiazapam drug 2
Benzodiazapam drug 3
Benzodiazapam drug 4
Lorazapam (Ativan)
Alprazolam (Xanax)
Chlordiazepoxide (Librium)
Diazepam (Valium)
Benzodiazapam drug 1
Lorazapam (Ativan)
Benzodiazapam drug 2
Alprazolam (Xanax)
28 terms
CNS Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
reduce nervousness, excitability, and…
cause sleep; much more potent on CNS t…
can become a hypnotic if it is given i…
long-acting sedative-hypnotic(Benzo)
CNS Depressants
hypnotics
hypnotics
diazepam
reduce nervousness, excitability, and…
CNS Depressants
cause sleep; much more potent on CNS t…
hypnotics
12 terms
CNS depressants and muscle relaxants
What are sedatives
Hypnotics
3 main groups of sedative hypnotics
2 classifications of benzos
Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
cause sleep, much more potent than sedatives
Barbiturates, benzo, miscellaneous drugs
sedative-hypnotic or anxiolytic
What are sedatives
Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
Hypnotics
cause sleep, much more potent than sedatives
12 terms
CNS depressants and muscle relaxants
What are sedatives
Hypnotics
3 main groups of sedative hypnotics
2 classifications of benzos
Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
cause sleep, much more potent than sedatives
Barbiturates, benzo, miscellaneous drugs
sedative-hypnotic or anxiolytic
What are sedatives
Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree…
Hypnotics
cause sleep, much more potent than sedatives
21 terms
CNS Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Whats the difference between sedatives…
Benzodiazepines
Long acting benzodiazepines
Intermediate acting benzodiazepines
Sedatives allow you to fall asleep and hypnotics make you sleep
Are used as sedative or anxiolytic depending on the dose. (-l…
Valium and Klonopin ... 12-24 hour duration
Xanax, Ativan, and Restoril ... 6-8 hours, excellent medications
Whats the difference between sedatives…
Sedatives allow you to fall asleep and hypnotics make you sleep
Benzodiazepines
Are used as sedative or anxiolytic depending on the dose. (-l…
69 terms
CNS depressants and muscle relaxants
CNS depressants are on a continuum, so…
Do sedatives make you sleep or drowsy?
What is the role of a tranquilizer?
How many stages of sleep are there tha…
hypnotic
drowsy
To calm so this is good for anti-anxiety
4
CNS depressants are on a continuum, so…
hypnotic
Do sedatives make you sleep or drowsy?
drowsy
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Pharm. Chapter 12 Central Nervous system Depressants and muscle Relaxants
Sedatives
Hypnotics
What is the relationship between Hypno…
What are the Three Main groups of CNS…
Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the Central Nervous S…
Put you to sleep... Stronger then sedatives
Sedatives relax you while hypnotics put you to sleep; sedativ…
-Barbiturates... -Benzodiazepines ... -Miscellaneous Drugs
Sedatives
Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the Central Nervous S…
Hypnotics
Put you to sleep... Stronger then sedatives
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Chapter 12 - Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Diazepam (Valium)
Midazolam (Versed)
Temazepam (Restoril)
Zaleplon (Sonata)
the first clinically available benzodiazepine; it has a varie…
most commonly used preoperatively and for moderate sedation.…
an intermediate acting benzodiazepine & is a metabolite of di…
short-acting with a short half-life. Patients with sleep diff…
Diazepam (Valium)
the first clinically available benzodiazepine; it has a varie…
Midazolam (Versed)
most commonly used preoperatively and for moderate sedation.…
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Central Nervous System Depressants & Muscle Relaxants Key Terms
Barbiturates
Benzodiazepines
Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA)
Hypnotics
A class of drugs that are chemical derivatives of barbituric…
A chemical category of drugs and less frequently prescribed a…
The primary inhibitory neurotransmitter found in the brain. A…
Drugs that, when given at low to moderate dosages, calm or so…
Barbiturates
A class of drugs that are chemical derivatives of barbituric…
Benzodiazepines
A chemical category of drugs and less frequently prescribed a…
13 terms
Ch. 12 Central Nervous System Depressants & Muscle Relaxants
Barbiturates
Benzodiazepines
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)
Hypnotics
a class of drugs that are chemical derivatives of barbituric…
a chemical category of drugs most frequently prescribed as an…
the primary inhibitory neurotransmitter found in the brain. A…
drugs that, when given at low to moderate dosages, calm or so…
Barbiturates
a class of drugs that are chemical derivatives of barbituric…
Benzodiazepines
a chemical category of drugs most frequently prescribed as an…
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Chapter 12 Terms: Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
Barbiturates
Benzodiazepines
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)
Hypnotics
A class of drugs that are chemical derivatives of barbituric…
A chemical category of drugs most frequently as sedative-hypn…
The primary inhibitory neurotransmitter found in the brain. A…
Drugs that, when given at low to moderate dosages, calm or so…
Barbiturates
A class of drugs that are chemical derivatives of barbituric…
Benzodiazepines
A chemical category of drugs most frequently as sedative-hypn…
26 terms
CNS depressant and muscle relaxants
Alpraxolam
Diazepam
Lorazepam
Chlordiazepoxide
Benzodiazepine
Benzodiazepine
Benzodiazepine
Benzodiazepine
Alpraxolam
Benzodiazepine
Diazepam
Benzodiazepine
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