Basic Psychopharmacology

Medicine

Quiz 2 :

Treatment of Unipolar Depression

Quiz 2 :

Treatment of Unipolar Depression

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Several drugs are available as orally dissolving tablets.
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There were seven routes of administration discussed in this chapter.
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Pharmacodynamics is the study of how drugs affect receptor sites, send signals, and cause neurochemical changes.
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Intranasal was one of the mentioned routes of administration.
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Some medications like Haldol and Risperdol Consta are available as an IM preparation.
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Absorption of most oral medication takes place in the small intestine.
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Some gastrointestinal diseases and treatments interfere with drug absorption.
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Drug protein binding may hinder a drug's metabolism and cause the drug to remain longer in the circulatory system.
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Geriatric patients and others with decreased liver enzyme activity may require lower doses of medications to avoid toxicity.
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Synergism refers to the effect that happens when one drug cancels the other drug out.
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P.R.N. is a Latin abbreviation for "as needed."
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t.i.d. stands for "twice a day."
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Routes of typical drug administration include all of the following except:
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Half-life refers to:
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Therapeutic index refers to:
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Introducing a higher level of a medication to obtain a desired response is known as:
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All of the following are symptoms of drug withdrawal except:
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When one drug significantly enhances the action of another, this is known as:
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Placebo effects are actually:
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In reading the following prescription in a medical record-Xanax .5 mg b.i.d. or p.r.n would mean:
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