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Meds for Anxiety

Nursing Medications for Anxiety Disorders

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MAJOR MEDICATIONS USED TO TREAT ANXIETY DISORDERS INCLUDE THESE CLASSES? BENZODIAZEPINES (SEDATIVE HYPNOTIC ANXIOLYTICS) ATYPICAL ANXIOLYTIC NONBARBITURATE ANXIOLYTICS SELECTIVE SERETONIN REUPTAKE INHIBITORS (SSRI'S ANTIDEPRESSANTS)
OTHER MEDICATIONS USED TO TREAT ANXIETY DISORDERS INCLUDE THESE CLASSES? TRICYCLICS MAOI'S SNRI'S SSRI'S CNS STIMULANTS ANTIHISTAMINES BETA-ADRENERGIC BLOCKERS ANTICONVULSANTS
DIAZEPAM IS CLASSIFIED AS A? BENZODIAZEPINE SEDATIVE HYPNOTIC ANXIOLYTIC
ALPRAZOLAM/XANAX IS CLASSIFIED AS A? BENZODIAZEPINE SEDATIVE HYPNOTIC ANXIOLYTIC
LORAZEPAM/ATIVAN IS CLASSIFIED AS A? BENZODIAZEPINE SEDATIVE HYPNOTIC ANXIOLYTIC
CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE/LIBRIUM IS CLASSIFIED AS A? BENZODIAZEPINE SEDATIVE HYPNOTIC ANXIOLYTIC
CLORAZEPATE/TRANXENE BENZODIAZEPINE SEDATIVE HYPNOTIC ANXIOLYTIC
OXAZEPAM/SERAX BENZODIAZEPINE SEDATIVE HYPNOTIC ANXIOLYTIC
CLONAZEPAM/KLONOPIN BENZODIAZEPINE SEDATIVE HYPNOTIC ANXIOLYTIC
THERAPEUTIC USES OF BENZODIAZEPINES ARE? GAD (GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER) PANIC DISORDER
OTHER USES FOR BENZODIAZEPINES INCLUDE? SEIZURE DISORDERS INSOMNIA MUSCLE SPASMS ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL (PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF ACUTE SYMPTOMS) INDUCTION OF ANESTHESIA
COMPLICATIONS OF BENZODIAZEPINES ARE? CNS DEPRESSION SEDATION, LIGHT HEADEDNESS,ATAXIA, DECREASED COGNITIVE FUNCTION)
COMPLICATIONS OF BENZODIAZEPINES ARE? ANTEROGRADE AMNESIA DIFFICULTY RECALLING EVENTS THAT OCCUR AFTER DOSING)
COMPLICATIONS OF BENZODIAZEPINES ARE? ACUTE ORAL TOXICITY DROWSINESS, LETHARGY, CONFUSION
COMPLICATIONS OF BENZODIAZEPINES ARE? PARADOXICAL RESPONSE INSOMNIA, EXCITATION, EUPHORIA, ANXIETY, RAGE
COMPLICATIONS OF BENZODIAZEPINES ARE? WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS WHICH OCCUR INFREQUENTLY WITH SHORT TERM USE ANXIETY, INSOMNIA, DIAPHORESIS, TREMORS, LIGHT HEADEDNESS
DIAZEPAM IS CONTRAINDICATED IN PATIENTS WITH? SLEEP APNEA RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION
USE DIAZEPAM CAUTIOUSLY IN PATIENTS WITH? SUBSTANCE ABUSE LIVER DISEASE
BENZODIAZEPINES ARE CLASSIFIED UNDER WHAT SCHEDULE OF DRUGS SCHEDULE IV
WHAT IS THE PREGNANCY RISK CATEGORY OF DIAZEPAM? PREGNANCY RISK D
INTERACTIONS OF BENZODIAZEPINES INCLUDE WHAT? CNS DEPRESSANTS SUCH AS (ALCOHOL, BARBITURATES, OPIOIDS) MAY RESULT IN RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION
WHAT CLASS OF MEDICATIONS IS BUSPIRONE? ATYPICAL ANXIOLYTIC/NON-BARBITURATE ANXIOLYTIC
WHAT IS THE EXPECTED ACTION OF BUSPIRONE? BINDS TO SEROTONIN AND DOPAMINE RECEPTORS ABUSE IS MUCH LESS LIKELY THAN WITH OTHER ANXIOLYTICS, USE DOES N OT RESULT IN SEDATION OR POTENTIATE THE EFFECTS OF OTHER CNS DEPRESSANTS
WHAT ARE THE THERAPEUTIC USES OF BUSPIRONE? PANIC DISORDER OCD SOCIAL ANXIETY DISORDER PTSD
ADVERSE REACTIONS OF BUSPIRONE INCLUDE WHAT? DIZZINESS, NAUSEA, LIGHT-HEADEDNESS, AGITATION
BUSPIRONE IS CONTRAINDICATED WITH WHAT OTHER MEDICATIONS? CONCURRENT USE WITH MAOI ANTI-DEPRESSANTS OR FOR 14 DAYS AFTER MAOI'S ARE DISCONTINUED
USE BUSPIRONE CAUTIOUSLY IN PATIENTS OF WHAT TYPE? OLDER CLIENTS CLIENTS WITH LIVER DYSFUNCTION CLIENTS WITH RENAL DYSFUNCTION
MEDICATIONS AND FOOD INTERACTIONS WITH BUSPIRONE THAT MAY INCREASE THE EFFECTS OF BUSPIRONE INCLUDE WHAT? ERYTHROMYCIN KETOCONAZOLE GRAPEFRUIT JUICE
SSRI'S INCLUDE THESE MEDICATIONS PAROXETINE SERTRALINE/ZOLOFT ESCITALOPRAM/LEXAPRO FLUOXETINE/PROZAC FLUVOXAMINE/LUVOX
THE EXPECTED PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION OF PAROXETINE IS? SELECTIVELY INHIBITS SEROTONIN REUPTAKE, ALLOWING MORE SEROTONIN TO STAY AT THE JUNCTION OF THE NEURONS IT DOES NOT BLOCK DOPAMINE OR NOREPINEPHRINE
PAROXETINE CAUSES WHAT KIND OF STIMULATION CNS STIMULATION WHICH CAUSES INSOMNIA
WHAT IS THE HALF LIFE OF PAROXETINE LONG EFFECTIVE HALF LIFE THE TIME FRAME OF ABOUT 4 WEEKS IS NEEDED TO PRODUCE THERAPEUTIC MEDICATION LEVELS
WHAT ARE THE THERAPEUTIC USES OF PAROXETINE GAD PANIC DISORDER TREATS BOTH FREQUENCY AND INTENSITY OF ATTACKS AND PREVENTS ANTICIPATORY ANXIETY ABOUT ATTACKS OCD REDUCES SYMPTOMS BY INCREASING SEROTONIN SOCIAL ANXIETY DISORDER PTSD DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS
SERTRALINE/ZOLOFT IS USED TO TREAT WHAT CONDITIONS PANIC DISORDER OCD SOCIAL ANXIETY DISORDER PTSD
ESCITALOPRAM IS USED TO TREAT WHAT CONDITIONS GAD OCD
FLUOXETINE/PROZAC IS USED TO TREAT WHAT CONDITIONS PANIC DISORDER OCD
FLUVOXAMINE/LUVOX IS USED TO TREAT WHAT CONDITIONS OCD SOCIAL ANXIETY DISORDER
WHAT ARE EARLY SIDE EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH SSRI'S NAUSEA DROWSINESS DIAPHORESIS TREMOR FATIGUE
WHAT ARE LATER SIDE EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH SSRI'S SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION WEIGHT GAIN GI BLEEDING HYPONATREMIA (LIKELY IN OLDER ADULT CLIENTS) SEROTONIN SYNDROME BRUXISM WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS
WHAT ARE SYMPTOMS OF SEROTONIN SYNDROME AGITATION CONFUSION DISORIENTATION DIFFICULTY CONCENTRATING ANXIETY HALLUCINATIONS HYPERREFLEXIA INCOORDINATION TREMORS FEVER DIAPHORESIS
WHEN DOES SEROTONIN SYNDROME USUALLY OCCUR 3-72 HOURS AFTER INITIATION OF TREATMENT
WHEN IS SEROTONIN SYNDROME USUALLY RESOLVED WHEN THE MEDICATION IS DISCONTINUED
WHAT IS BRUXISM GRINDING AND CLENCHING THE TEETH USUALLY DURING SLEEP
WHAT ARE SOME SYMPTOMS OF WITHDRAWAL ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF SSRI'S NAUSEA SENSORY DISTURBANCES ANXIETY TREMOR MALAISE UNEASE
SSRI'S ARE CONTRAINDICATED IN WHAT TYPE OF PATIENTS CLIENTS TAKING MAOI'S OR TCA'S
CLIENTS TAKING PAROXETINE SHOULD AVOID WHAT SUBSTANCE ALCOHOL
PAROXETINE SHOULD BE USED CAUTIOUSLY WITH WHAT TYPES OF CLIENTS CLIENTS WITH LIVER OR RENAL DYSFUNCTION SEIZURE DISORDERS HISTORY OF GI BLEEDING TAKING NSAID'S TAKING ANTI-COAGULANTS
PAROXETINE IS IN WHAT PREGNANCY RISK CATEGORY D
INTERACTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH SSRI'S ARE MAOI'S AND TCA'S CAN CAUSE SEROTONIN SYNDROME
SSRI'S MAY BE TAKEN WITH OR WITHOUT FOOD? WITH
SLEEP DISTURBANCES ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF SSRI'S MAY BE MINIMIZED WHEN TAKING THIS MEDICATION WHEN? IN THE MORNING
THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF SSRI'S MAY NOT BE ACHIEVED UNTIL HOW MANY WEEKS 1-3
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