Pharm Final review

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Pharm Final review
2013-11-25 12:24:32
Pharm SCF Level II

Phar Final review
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  1. Depression results in a deficiency in ______, _____, or ______.
    • Norepinephrine (NE)
    • Dopamine 
    • OR 
    • Serotonin (5HT)
  2. What is Imipramine and how does it work?
    • Tricyclic Antidepressant 
    • reduces the re-uptake of 5HT and NE into the nerves
  3. What is used to treat enuresis, migraines, sleep disorders, and OCD?
    • Imipramine
    • Trycyclic Antidepressant
  4. Imipramine interacts with what other drugs?
    • MAOI's
    • Oral anticoagulants
  5. What time of day should imipramine be taken?
    Evening, due to the sedative effect
  6. What type of drug is Pheneizine (Nardil)? treats what?
    • MAOI 
    • treats patient with depression that have been unresponsive to other medications - used as a last resort
    • NOT for CHILDREN
  7. What cautions should be used when taking an MAOI?
    • Use of other anti-depression meds
    • Myelography tests (using dyes)
    • Increased BP 
    • Avoid foods high in Tyramine (pickles, cheese, fermented foods, red wine)
  8. What is Fluoxetine used to treat?
    Prozac- treats bulimia, PMDD, PTSD, social phobias/ anxiety, OCD
  9. What drugs should be avoided while taking Fluoxetine ?
    • MAOI's 
    • Do not stop abruptly
  10. What are some nursing considerations for  Fluoxetine?
    • Take in AM to avoid insomnia 
    • Use barrier contraceptives 
    • Decrease dose with elderly or those with impaired liver/kidney
  11. What is Bupropion (Wellbutrin, Zyaban) used to treat?
    Smoking cessation
  12. ____ seizures are characterized by a sudden, temporary