Meds (Delirium)

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Meds (Delirium)
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  1. amitriptyline (Elavil) class
    Tricyclic antidepressant
  2. amitriptyline (Elavil) use
    Tx depression
  3. haloperidol (Haldol) class
    convential antipsychotics
  4. haloperidol (Haldol) use
    behavior management
  5. donepezil (Aricept) class
    cholinesterase inhibitors
  6. donepezil (Aricept) use
    improved cognition
  7. lorazepam (Ativan) calss
    benzodiazepine
  8. lorazepam (Ativan) use
    behavior management
  9. risperidone (Risperdal) class
    atypical antipsychotics
  10. risperidone (Risperdal) use
    behavior management
  11. zolpidem (Ambien) class
    nonbenzodiazepine sedative-hypnotics
  12. zolpidem (Ambien) use
    tx of sleep disturbances
  13. dozepin (Sinequan) class
    tricyclic antidepressants
  14. dozepin (Sinequan) use
    tx of depression
  15. fluoxetine (Prozac) class
    SSRI
  16. fluoxetine (Prozac) use
    tx of depression
  17. olanzapine (Zyprexa) class
    atypical antipsychotic
  18. olanzapine (Zyprexa) use
    behavior management
  19. rivastigmine (Excelon) class
    cholinesterase inhibitors
  20. rivastigmine (Excelon) use
    improved cognition
  21. sertraline (Zoloft) use
    SSRI
  22. sertraline (Zoloft) class
    tx of depression
  23. haloperidol shouldn't be administered to what class of persons?
    elderly--s/e of cardiac and resp issues
  24. s/e of benzodiazepines
    resp depression, delirium, impaired memory
  25. action of benzodiazepine
    conscious sedation; don't remember
  26. high doses of antipsychotics can cause ___
    tics (aka dyskinesias)
  27. s/e of cholinesterase inhibitors
    GI upset
  28. any sedatives leads to a high risk of
    falls
  29. Namenda use
    moderate-late Alzheimer's
  30. Nameda s/e
    headache, confusion

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