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Xanax
antianxiety agents
Acts at many levels in the CNS to produce anxiolytic effect
BuSpar
antianxiety agents
Use with MAO inhibitors may result in hypertension and is not recommended
Thorazine
antiemetics, antipsychotics
Alters the effects of dopamine in the CNS
Adverse side effects:AGRANULOCYTOSIS,NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME
What drug is associated with Neuroleptic malignant syndrome?
Thorazine
Depakote AKA Valproic acid
anticonvulsants, vascular headache suppressants
treatment of Simple and complex absence seizures
Partial seizures with complex symptomatology
Adverse side effects of Depakote AKA Valporic Acid
HEPATOTOXICITY
Increased risk ofbleeding withantiplatelet agents.
Neurontin
analgesic adjuncts, therapeutic, anticonvulsants
How does morphine affect the asorbtion of neurontin?
Morphine ↑ gabapentin levels and may ↑ risk of toxicity, dosage adjustments may be required.
Haldol
antipsychotics
Haldol is used to treat?
Acute and chronic psychotic disorders including:
shizophrenia
manic states
drug-induced psychoses
Haldol can induce neroleptic malignant syndrome, what are the signs and symptoms to monitor for?
Monitor for development of neuroleptic malignant syndrome (fever, respiratory distress, tachycardia, seizures, diaphoresis, hypertension or hypotension, pallor, tiredness, severe muscle stiffness, loss of bladder control). Report symptoms immediately. May also cause leukocytosis, elevated liver function tests, elevated CPK
Lorazepam AKA Ativan
analgesic adjuncts, antianxiety agents, sedative/hypnotics
Ativan is used to treat?
Adjunct in the management of anxiety or insomnia
Preoperative sedation
Decreases preoperative anxiety and provides amnesia
IV Ativan can cause?
APNEA, CARDIAC ARREST,