Zaleplon (Sonata), Zolpidem (Ambien), & Eszoplicone (Lunesta) are examples of which drugs?
These drugs act to relieve pain associated w/skeletal muscle spasms.
Temazepam (Restoril) & Triazolam (Halcion) are examples of these drugs?
The medically approved reasons to use these drugs include ADHD, Narcolepsy, & weight loss?
ADHD: Adderall, Ritalin, Focalin
Narcolepsy: Ritalin, Provigil
Weigh loss: Amphetamines
Baclofen (Lioresal), Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril), Dantrolene (Dantrium), Tizanidine (Zanaflex) are all examples of which drugs?
Amphetamine (Adderall), Methylphenidate (Concerta, Ritalin) & Sibutramine (Meridia) are examples of which drugs?
"pam, lam, or am" drugs are used for sedative/hypnotic effects & anxiolytic effects, which drug group are they?
What can occur w/prolonged use of sedatives/hypnotics?
What is rebound REM?
The expedited process of reaching REM.
What patient teaching should be included regarding administering the CNS stimulants for ADHD?
Use sugarless gum for dry mouth
Monitor Wt 2x/week
Avoid driving w/^HR, nervousness, & tremors
DO NOT stop taking abruptly
Read OTC labels
Nursing moms avoid things like caffeine
Family counseling for ADHD kids
Longterm use may lead to drug abuse
What drugs cause pupil dilation, bronchodilation, & vasoconstriction?
What system is the "Fight or Flight" system?
Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS)
Which system is referred to as the "Rest & Digest" or "Rest & Relax" system?
Parasympathetic Nervous System (PNS)
Nursing implications & patient teaching for this group of drugs would include: Use sunglasses for photophobia (after dilation of eyes); elderly need to be cautious of heat stroke. Report s/e of urinary hesitancy &/or retention, constipation.
The cardioselective type of these drugs will cause a decrease in HR & decreases myocardial contractility, thus reducing myocardial oxygen demand.
Dopamine, dobutamine & epinephrine are all examples of cardioselective...
Also called: Adrenergic Antagonists or Sympatholytics.
These drugs end in "lol or olol", what group are they?
These drugs are used to decrease salivary secretions, treat urinary frequency, & motion sickness.
Doxazosin, Prazosin, & Terazosin are all examples of what type of drug?
Alpha 1 Blockers
The "first dose effect" of hypotension can occur w/the use of this group of drugs?
Alpha 1 Blockers
What is the "First dose effect"?
is a sudden and severe fall in BP that can occur when changing from a lying to a standing position the first time that an alpha blocker drug is used or when resuming the drug after many months off. (Orthostatic Hypotention)
The s/e of these drugs are: tachycardia, HA, nervousness, & palpitations. Which drug group is it?