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  • Klonopin Vs Ambien

    noted since 2011 has far exceeded the guideline recommendations. Moreover, Ambien can be addictive; it may impair function and memory more than opioid pain reliever; and it may increase pain and depression over the long-term. The provider indicated in the 12/08/15 progress note that he is trying to cut down the use of Klonopin and Ambien and the patient was told that this was her last prescription. The provider also mentioned in a phone conversation on 12/16/15 that zolpidem needed to be weaned and discontinued. Medical necessity of Ambien has not been substantiated. Recommend non-certification. Clonozepam 0.5mg #60, CA MTUS Chronic Pain Medical Treatment Guidelines state that benzodiazepines range of action includes sedative/hypnotic, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, and muscle relaxant. They are not recommended for long-term use because long-term efficacy is unproven and there is a risk of dependence. Most guidelines limit use to 4 weeks. Chronic use of clonazepam noted since 2011 has far exceeded the guideline recommendations. A prior review from 12/16/2015 indicated that per phone conversation with the provider clonazepam had to be weaned and discontinued. A modified treatment plan of Clonazepam tab 0.5 mg #30 was given. The review noted that no further prescriptions of Clonazepam should be provided. Regarding Vistaril 25mg #90, the FDA states that Atarax is indicated for symptomatic relief of anxiety and tension associated with psychoneurosis and as an adjunct in organic…

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  • Lorazepam Literature Review

    Introduction Lorazepam is a kind of benzodiazepine in terms of pharmacological class, It is also an anxiolytic drug in terms of the therapeutic class.It is mainly used to treat anxiety and insomnia for adults.Since anxiety and isomnia is getting more common nowadays, It is nesseary to be introduced to more people.In this article, you will know more about the clinical trial ,the pharmacology ,and the pharmacokinetics of Lorazepam. Disscussion of a clinical trial for Lorazepam Lorazepam has a…

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  • Drug Use In Young Adults

    prescription medication without a doctor’s prescription. If answered yes; more questions followed such as: the amount of times in their lifetimes, and within the past three months if they ever had used medications without a prescription among four types of drugs: analgesics which is used to relieve pain, often found in Tylenol. Anxiolytics (e.g., Xanax) used for anxiety or attention-deficit disorder (e.g., Adderall) and lastly sedatives (e.g., Ambien), which is used for reducing irritability or…

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  • Anxiety And Behavior Analysis

    This study demonstrates that stressed crayfish express context-independent anxiety-like behavior that can be promoted by 5HT (electric fields) and abolished by an anxiolytic called benzodiazepine. The study was designed by exposing crayfish to an electric field for thirty minutes and then placing them into an aquatic dark/light shaped maze that was divided into two shaded arms and two lightened arms along with a middle starting zone. They had placed exposed and non-exposed crayfish in the maze…

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  • The Cognitive Behavior Technique (CBT): A Case Study

    Identify one psychotherapy treatment. The Cognitive Behavior Technique (CBT) is a well-known psychotherapy treatment technique used to treat clients who are suffering from depression. This style treatment may introduce medication which will work in conjunction with the client 's and the clinician during group or individual therapy sessions. The focus of the (CBT) is to identify triggers which lead to a client feeling and thinking about specific problems the client may find challenging.…

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  • Heart Failure Nursing

    mode. Whilst these decisions affect care at the very end of life due to the length of time it can take to implement these changes it may be necessary to discuss this with the patient at an earlier stage in progression. In fact it is advisable that ICDs are deactivated towards the end of life as they will provide more frequent shocks to the patient which can increase pain and anxiety at the end of life (Adler et al., 2009). Deactivation of VADs is more complex and there have been few studies into…

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  • Fluanxol Research Paper

    Its exact mechanism hasn’t been established but its effects resemble to those of phenothiazines and fluphenazine , so that it belongs to the antipsychotic drugs that cause sedation and hypotension but have a great ability to produce extrapyramidal reactions. - Fluanxol depot has alerting , antipsychotic and anxiolytic effects. This antipsychotic effect of neuroleptics is related to their dopamine receptor blocking effects which seems to release a chain reaction such as other influenced…

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  • Dissociative Identity Disorder

    control problems. Disorders that are linked to depression are treated with antidepressants. These medications work to reduce the levels of serotonin and norepinephrine- the primary depression causing chemicals. If manic behavior is displayed the treatment of choice is antipsychotics. These drugs stabilize mood and act as tranquilizers. Similar in jobs, mood stabilizers are used if at least one of the patient’s identities has manic episodes. Stimulants are used to stimulate the central nervous…

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  • Oral Midazolam Evaluation

    Ketamine-promethazine and found that Ketamine yielded better sedation than the combination. Shabbier et al also conducted a study comparing oral midazolam and triclofos and found that oral midazolam was more effective in regulating patient behavior as compared to triclofos. Ketamine, when used in lower doses, its acts as a conscious sedative agent. Ketamine, in its oral form undergoes first pass metabolism and is converted into nor Ketamine. This drug is easy to administer, has a rapid onset of…

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  • Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT)

    development of social skills and emotional and behavioural self-control are frequently taught in AAI as animals have the capability of promoting cognitive and behavioural changes in people through observation and modelling (key aspects of the social learning theory) in addition to shifting attention away from stressful stimuli, allowing exposure rather than avoidance, of these stimuli (Brickel, 1982) [2].Kruger & Serpell (2006) suggested that participants of AAI dog training will exhibit…

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