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  1. What effect does Trileptal have on sodium?

    A) Increases
    B) Depends on adjunctive medications
    C) Decreases
    D) No Effect
    C) Decreases
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Which of the following is a prodrug?

    A) Felbamate
    B) Eslicarbazepine
    C) Lacosamide
    D) Pregabalin
    B) Eslicarbazepine
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. What is an adverse effect of Lamictal?

    A) Skin Rash
    B) Nystagmus
    C) Insomnia
    D) Weight Gain
    A) Skin Rash
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Which of the following is highly protein bound?

    A) Gabitril
    B) Zarontin
    C) Keppra
    D) Banzel
    A) Gabitril
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. What monitoring parameter is associated with carbamazepine?

    A) ECG
    B) LFT
    C) BMP
    D) SCr
    B) LFT
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Which of the following agents is not ideal to use in pregnancy?

    A) Lamictal
    B) Tegretol
    C) Keppra
    D) Trileptal
    B) Tegretol
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. If a patient is allergic to sulfa, which medication should they also avoid?

    A) Vigabatrin
    B) Perampanel
    C) Zonisamide
    D) Rufinamide
    C) Zonisamide
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. What property correctly describes carbamazepine?

    A) Prodrug
    B) Autoinducer
    C) Vision Impairment
    D) Eslicarbazepine
    B) Autoinducer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Which of the following is only indicated for absence seizures?

    A) Dilantin
    B) Depakote
    C) Zarontin
    D) Tegretol
    C) Zarontin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which antiepileptic is associated with significant vision loss?

    A) Topiramate
    B) Rufinamide
    C) Ezogabine
    D) Gabapentin
    C) Ezogabine
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Which antiepileptic has a BBW for an increased risk of aplastic anemia?

    A) Carbamazepine
    B) Pregabalin
    C) Felbamate
    D) Ethosuximide
    C) Felbamate
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. What is the generic name of Vimpat?

    A) Tiagabine
    B) Rufinamide
    C) Lacosamide
    D) Zonisamide
    C) Lacosamide
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which of the following is not commonly monitored in a patient taking valproic acid?

    A) CBC
    B) NH4
    C) LFT
    D) NaHCO3
    D) NaHCO3
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. What is first line therapy in a patient being treated for status epilepticus?

    A) Phenobarbital
    B) Neurontin
    C) Felbamate
    D) Ativan
    D) Ativan
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. If the starting dose of Lamictal is 25 mg QD, what is the starting dose when a patient is also on Tegretol?

    A) 50 mg every other day
    B) 25 mg every other day
    C) 50 mg daily
    D) 25 mg daily
    C) 50 mg daily
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. What is the therapeutic concentration (mcg/mL) of phenytoin?

    A) 50-75
    B) 10-20
    C) 5-15
    D) 1-5
    B) 10-20
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Which drug may increase urinary retention within the first 6 months of use?

    A) Trileptal
    B) Ezogabine
    C) Ethosuximide
    D) Epitol
    B) Ezogabine
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. Which of the following is not a type of generalized seizure?

    A) Simple Partial
    B) Tonic Clonic
    C) Atonic
    D) Absence
    A) Simple Partial
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. What is true of carbamazepine?

    A) Increases the effectiveness of antibiotics
    B) The IR formulation should be taken on an empty stomach
    C) It is contraindicated in patients with bone marrow suppression
    D) Increases the effectiveness of oral contraceptives
    C) It is contraindicated in patients with bone marrow suppression
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. What is the brand name of phenytoin?

    A) Tegretol
    B) Dilantin
    C) Trileptal
    D) Gabitril
    B) Dilantin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. How do you switch a patient from Depakote IR to XR?

    A) Increase the dose by 8-20%
    B) Decrease the dose by half
    C) Double the dose
    D) Convert in a 1:1 ratio
    A) Increase the dose by 8-20%
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. Which of the following is a controlled substance?

    A) Lamictal
    B) Trileptal
    C) Lyrica
    D) Dilantin
    C) Lyrica
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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Seizure
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2016-02-23 00:39:36
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Therapeutics 2 Final
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IT 2 (Final): Seizures
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