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Medication used to decrease anxiety and treat anxiety disorders
Anxiolytics or Anti-Anxiety Medication
Medications used to decrease psychotic symptoms and reduce aggression
Antipsychotic (neuroleptics)
These medications are used to decrease side effects of antipsychotic medications
Antimuscarinics
Antihistaminics
Dopamine Agonists
These medications are used to decrease symptoms and provide maintance therapy for bipolar disorder
Mood Stabilizers
These medications are aimed at improving attention and to decrease hyperactivity, distractibility and impulsivity
Psychostimulants
These medications are used to sedate in low doses and to induce sleep in larger doses
Sedatives or Hypnotics
The purpose of using ______ medications is to:
Relieve or reduce symptoms of dysfunctional thoughts, moods or actions mental illness or disorder
Improve Clients Functioning
Increase clients adherence and amenability to other therapies
Psychotropic
______ clients on pyschiartric medications need to have routine BUN, creatine and liver enyzymes checks.
Elderly
Librium, Lipoxide, Valium, Distat, Xanax, Serax, Tranxene, Klonpin
Examples or Benzodiazepines
Intended effects of benziodiazepines are to:
Decrease __________
Treatment of panic disorders, alcohol detox and withdrawl
Anxiety
Side effects of ________ are:
Drowsiness, confusion and lethagry
Increased risk of dependency
Aggravation of depression
Orthostatic Hypotension
Dizziness and ataxia
Dry Mouth
N&V
Benziodiazepines
You cannot drink ________ due to the risk of respiratory depression when taking benziodiapines
Alcohol
Do not give Benziodiapepines to someone who is depressed or _________. Also if the person has L or K problems.
Sucidial
BuSpar or Buspirone Hydrochloride
Example of a Non-benziodiapine
Buspar decreases ______
Anxiety
You cannot give someone a nonbenziodiapine when they are ________, or have L or K problems, or if they are taking MAOI's
Pregnant
_____ medications are used to lessen symptoms including:
Hallinations
Dementia
Delusions
Illusions
Aggresive Behavior
Disorganized speech
Inapprioirate affect or behavior
Antipsychotic Medications
Clozaril
Risperdal
Zyprexa
Seroquel
Geodon
Atypical Antipyschotics
Positive Symptoms
Hallucinations and Delusions
Negative Symptoms
Flat affect, apathy, lack of motivation, social withdrawal
______ can cause bone marrow toxicity
Clozaril
Beta Blockers in conjuction with antipsychotics cause severe _________
Hypotension
Haldol
Stelazine
Navane
Prolixin
Thorazine
Loxitane
Moban
Typical Antipsychotics
Typical medications differ from Atypical because Typical medications reduce _______ behavior and also treats tics and vominting
Aggressive
Typical Medications differ also from Atypical because Typical medication have a higher risk for developing _______ ________ ________
EPS
These medications are used to treat depressive mood disorders, including bipolar disease and depression.
Antidepressants
Paxil
Celexa
Prozac
Zoloft
Luvox
Serzone
Examples of SSRI's antidepressants
Used to treat Eating disorders, OCD, PTSD, SAD
SSRI's
A syndrome where autonomic instability, fever tremor, rigidy, delirium, seizures, coma and even death can occur. It is when you use a SSRI in conjuction with a MAOI
Serotonin Syndrome
Wellbutrin
Example of a Norepinephrine Dopamine Reuptake Inhibitor (NDRI)
Do not give Wellbutrin to someone who has a hx of ________
seizures
Nardil
Parnate
Marplan
RIMAS
Manerix
Selegilene
MAOI's
You cannot eat Cheese, chocolate, beer, liver, avocados, figs, anchoives, yeast, deli meats, bananas, protein, stimulants, diet pills and nasal sprays wine when taking a ________. You cannot take:
Tylenol #
Antihistamines
Antihypertensives
Caffeine
Albuterol
Decongestants
Pseudoephedrine
MAOI
A _____ disorder is chacterizied by an expansive emtional state with extreme excitement and elation, flight of ideas, increased psychomotor activity, and sometimes violent or self-destructive behavior
Manic
Lithium is an example of a ______ ________ Drug
Mood Stabilizing
Lithum needs to have _____ levels monitored. Normal level is 0.5-1.2meq
Blood
Tegretol
Depakote
Klonopin
Examples of Anticonvulsants
_______ treat bipolar disorders, mania and agressive behavior. It also reduces mood swing.
Anticonvulsants
Concerta
Adderall
Dexedrine
Effects of these medications include:
Increased attention and concentration
Decreased distractibility, hyperactivity and impulsivity
Treatment of ADHD
Treamtent for Narcolepsy
Psychostimulant Medications
You sohuld always ______ first before taking Psychostimulant Medications
Eat first
Dalmane
Restoril
Seconal
Nembutal
Drugs that are used to reduce anxiety and insomnia.
Benziodiapenines/ Seadtive Hypnotic Medications
These medications must never be abrutley _______ due to the withdrawal effects
Stopped
Ambien
Sonata
Used to induce drowiness and sleep
Nonbenzodiazepines
Painful and fighting spasms of tongue, throat, face, jaw, eyes, neck or back muscles
Acute Dystonia (EPS)
If you give someone who is having acute dystonia an injection or oral mediation _________ drug, it will rapidly relieve symtpoms
Anticholinergic
Clients verbalize an inner restlessness described as irribility or tension. Signs of motor restlessness, pacing, foot tapping, rocking and inability to remain still
Akathisia (EPS)
Rigidity, resting tremor, rabbit syndrome, hypersalivation with drooling), flat affect, cogwheel rigidity, postural instability, hunched and shuffling gait and mask like faces
Pseudoparkinsonism
Involuntary repeated movements of the muscles of the face, limbs, and trunk.Facial movements including tongue thrusting and writhing, lip pursing or smacking, facial grimaces and chewing movements. THIS IS A PERMANANT CONDITION
Tardive Dyskinesa
protecting the self from an unpleseant reality by refusal to percive or face it
Denial
Using contrrived explanations to conceal, disguise or justify unworthy motives for ones behaviors
Rationalization
Placing responsibilities for ones unacceptable motives, characteristics or behaviors on another person
Projection
If a defensive mechanism is overused is is not _______ and is bad
Theraputic
In a ____ Situation you should:
Identify precipating events and coping mechanisms
Involve the clients support system
Provide specific intervention to alleviate the perception of crisi
Teach client effective coping stragegies
Provide follow-up care
Crisis
Anxiety which can be helpful in serving as a motivator with higher perception and ability to see the entire picture Caused by ordinary tensions of daily life
Level 1 Mild Anxiety
Perception continues to be high, but the client begins to focus only on the situation he or she is in
Level 2 Moderate Anxiety
Problem solving is drastically reduced and the client needs assistance
Level 3 Severe Anxiety
Distorded Perceptions, sense of dread and terror. The client needs immediate intervention
Level 4 Panic
If someone is having a panic attack you should promote a safe environment with reduced _________ that assists in providing a calm environment.
Stimuli