Drugs! exam 1 525

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Drugs! exam 1 525
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2010-11-06 14:19:03
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  1. Higher Order Functions (Richard)
    temazepam
    • Insomnia drugs
    • Benzodiazepine hypnotics (enhance GABA) - addictive
    • short actin (2-3 hr half life)
  2. Higher Order Functions (Richard)
    lorazepam
    • Insomnia drugs
    • Benzodiazepine hypnotics (enhance GABA) - addictive
    • intermediate (8-20 hr half life)
  3. Higher Order Functions (Richard)
    less used insomnia drugs
    • Benzodiazepine hypnotics (enhance GABA) - addictive
    • long acting (24 hr+ half life)
  4. Higher Order Functions (Richard)
    zolpidem (Ambien)
    • Insomnia drugs
    • Non-benzodiazepine hypnotics (enhances GABA) - not addictive
    • 2-3 hour half life
  5. Higher Order Functions (Richard)
    eszopiclone (Lunesta)
    • Insomnia drugs
    • Non-benzodiazepine hypnotics (enhances GABA) - not addictive
    • 2-3 hour half life
  6. Higher Order Functions (Richard)
    ramelteon (Rozerem)
    • Insomnia drugs
    • Melatonin receptor agonist - no addictive potential
  7. Higher Order Functions (Richard)
    diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
    • Insomnia drugs
    • Antihistamine - 1st generation; crosses BBB - OTC
    • active agent of almost all OTC insomnia/sleep-aid/PM drugs
  8. Higher Order Functions (Richard)
    Levodopa/carbidopa combo
    Use: patients with: Periodic limb movement disorder (Nocturnal Myoclonus)

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