Basic Psychopharmacology

Medicine

Quiz 5 :
Treatment of Psychotic Disorders

Quiz 5 :
Treatment of Psychotic Disorders

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SSRI medications alone do not trigger a manic episode in a bipolar patient.
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False

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Topamax or topiramate is believed to increase GABA and block glutamate receptors .
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Both lithium and olanzepine are FDA approved as mono-therapies for Bipolar illness.
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Most atypical antipsychotics and neuroleptics are approved for use with bipolar patients.
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For acute manic states, lithium or valproate would be approved medications.
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Olanzepine and Lamictal ODT are also available as an orally disintegrating tablet.
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Most anticonvulsants and other medications like lithium are safe to use during pregnancy.
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Medications like lithium, carbamazepine, and clozapine require blood monitoring.
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Vraylar, Rexulti, and Latuda are newer atypicals used in the treatment of bipolar and other psychotic spectrum illnesses.
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Which of the following drugs is thought to be the "gold standard" for treating Bipolar Illness?
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Oxcarbazepine or Trileptal is similar to ________, but does not cause agranulocytosis or aplastic anemia?
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Which of the following is not associated with significant weight gain?
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Which of the following may cause a toxic rash?
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Which of the following benzodiazepines is often used for its mood-stabilizing properties?
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Typically, we should wait about ____ days to see if a particular anti-manic medication is working before we consider another.
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A typical two-drug combinations for Bipolar Illness include:
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A typical three-drug combination could include all except
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Typical three drug combinations include:
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Which of the following atypicals is less sedating and less likely to cause weight gain?
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