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Pharmacology in Rehabilitation

Nursing

Quiz 6 :

Sedative Hypnotic and Anti-anxiety Agents

Quiz 6 :

Sedative Hypnotic and Anti-anxiety Agents

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Drugs used to relax the patient and promote sleep are classified as
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A

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When used to treat anxiety disorders,buspirone (BuSpar)acts by increasing the effects of _________ in certain areas of the brain,whereas more traditional antianxiety drugs such as Valium increase the inhibitory effects of _______ in the CNS.
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B

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Problems such as a "hang-over" effect and other residual symptoms that occur the morning after a person takes a sedative-hypnotic can often be resolved by
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D

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Diazepam (Valium)and other benzodiazepines bind to specific GABA receptors in the CNS,and inhibit neuronal activity by _____ the conductance of ______ ions into the neuron.
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When certain sedative-hypnotics are suddenly discontinued,sleep disturbances may actually increase.This situation is known commonly as
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In addition to traditional sedatives like the benzodiazepines (e.g.,diazepam [Valium]),all of the following drug strategies can produce sedation EXCEPT
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Antidepressants such as paroxetine or venlafaxine can also be used to treat anxiety because
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Benzodiazepines such as diazepam (Valium)act by increasing the inhibitory effects of the neurotransmitter
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