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Med Posting #3

Mental Meds For Quiz

QuestionAnswer
What is the classification of Mellaril? Antipsychotic, Neuroleptic
What is the generic name of Mellaril? thioridazine
What is the classification of Geodon? Antipsychotic
What is the classification of Buspar? Antianxiety
What is the classification of Nardil? Antidepressant, MAOI
What is the generic name of Ativan? lorazepam
What is the generic name of Librium? chlordiazepoxide
What is the generic name of Clozaril? clozapine
Common SE of Lithium? Drowsiness, dizziness, HA, dry mouth, thirst, GI upset, N/V, fine hand tremors, hypotension, arrhythmias, pulse irregularities, polyuria, dehydration, weight gain
Common SE of Lithobid? Drowsiness, dizziness, HA, dry mouth, thirst, GI upset, N/V, fine hand tremors, hypotension, arrhythmias, pulse irregularities, polyuria, dehydration, weight gain, (brand name of lithium)
Common SE of Lithotabs? Drowsiness, dizziness, HA, dry mouth, thirst, GI upset, N/V, fine hand tremors, hypotension, arrhythmias, pulse irregularities, polyuria, dehydration, weight gain, (brand name of lithium)
Common SE of Eskalith? Drowsiness, dizziness, HA, dry mouth, thirst, GI upset, N/V, fine hand tremors, hypotension, arrhythmias, pulse irregularities, polyuria, dehydration, weight gain, (brand name of lithium)
Pharmacodynamics The effects of a drug on the body - what a drug does to the body (binding, effects, interactions)
Pharmacokinetics What the body does to the drug (absorption, distribution, etc....)
Lithium toxicity begins at ________ according to ATI? Levels >1.5 mEq/L
Lithium toxicity begins at _________ according to Townsend? Levels >1.5 mEq/L
Lithium maintenance level according to ATI? 0.4-1.3 mEq/L
Lithium maintenance level according to Townsend? 0.6-1.2 mEq/L
Early s/s lithium toxicity? Blurred vision, ataxia, tinnitus, persistant N/V, and severe diarrhea
Moderate s/s lithium toxicity? Excessive output of dilute urine, increasing tremors, muscular irritability, psychomotor retardation, mental confusion, and giddiness
Late s/s lithium toxicity? Impaired consciousness, nystagmus, seizures, coma, oliguria/anuria, arrhythmias, MI, and cardiovascular collapse
Older antipsychotic that could cause Retinopathy if given > max daily recommended dosage? Mellaril (thioridazine)
Created by: Teigh