NCLEX neurologic disorder drugs

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  1. Ambenonium (Mytelase)
    Cholinesterase inhibitor. Treat MG
  2. Role of cholinesterase inhibits
    cholinesterase inhibitors prevent the enzyme (ChE) from inactivating ACh, increasing the amount of ACh available at receptro sites.
  3. Neostigmine (Prostigmin)
    Cholinesterase inhibitor. Tx of MG
  4. Physostigmine (Antilirium)
    Cholinesterase inhibitor. Tx of MG
  5. Edrophonium (Tensilon)
    Cholinesterase inhibitor. Used in dx MG
  6. What drugs counteracts the effects of neostigmine
    Atropine (antimuscarinic)
  7. Levodopa (Dopar, Larodopa)
    Dopaminergic. Anti Parkinson's Medication
  8. What drug is sometimes used in conjunction with Levodopa to increase the amount of the drug that is converted into dopamine
    Carbidopa
  9. Pramipexole (Mirapex)
    Dopamine agonist. Anti- Parkinson's Med
  10. Benztropine (Cogentin)
    Centrally acting Anticholinergic. Anti-Parkinson's Medication
  11. Amantadine (symmetrel)
    Dopamine releaser. Anti-Parkinson's disease.
  12. Daytime sleepiness is caused by which dopamine agonist for Parkinson's disease?
    Pramipexole
  13. Which anti- Parkinson Drug causes discoloration of the skin?
    Amantadine.
  14. Levodopa is contraindicated in people who have?
    Malignant melanoma
  15. Bentropine is contraindicated in clients with what?
    Narrow angle glaucoma
  16. A person taking levodopa should avoid meals that are high in?
    protein.
  17. Phenobarbital (luminal)
    Barbituate, Antiepileptic (AED)
  18. Primidone (mysoline)
    Barbituate, Antiepileptic  (AED)
  19. Phenytoin (Dilantin)
    Hydantoin, antiepileptic (AEDs)
  20. Diazepam (valium)
    Benzodiazepine (AED)
  21. Clonazepam (Klonopin)
    Benzodiazepine (AED)
  22. Lorazepam (Ativan)
    Benzodiazepine (AED)
  23. Carbamazapine (tegretal)
    Benzodiazepine (AED)
  24. Ethosuximide (Zarontin)
    Benzodiazepine (AED)
  25. valporic acid (Depakote)
    Benzodiazepine (AED)
  26. Gabapentin (Neurontin)
    Benzodiazepine (AED)
  27. Lamotrigine (Lamictal)
    (AED)
  28. Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal)
    AED
  29. Gingival Hyperplasia (softening and overgrowth of gum tissue, tenderness and bleeding gums) is cause by what AED drug?
    Phenytoin (Dilantin)
  30. What are three side effects of levodopa and pramipexole?
    Nausea, orthostatic hypotension, and Psychosis (visual hallucinations, nightmares)
  31. What two AEDs are used for status epilepticus?
    Phenytoin and Diazepam
  32. What two AED's are used for Absent seizures?
    Ethosuximide and Valproic acid
  33. What two herbs given with Benzodizepines increase the risk for sedation
    Kava Kava and Valerian
  34. What AED helps with all seizure types?
    Valproic acid.
  35. Theopental (Pentothal)
    Barbeturate, Short acting

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