Antianxiety

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camaya85
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88611
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Antianxiety
Updated:
2011-05-31 19:20:18
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Antianxiety
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  1. Antianxiety medication
    • Affect neurotransmitters
    • Side effects: sedation, confusion, hepatic dysfunction
    • Nursing: Potential addiction, avoid alcohol (b/c is lethal / respiratory depression), and monitor liver
    • ***smoking and caffein lowers the effect of the medication***
    • ***discontinue slow***
    • ***paradoxial reaction (pt becomes even more aggitated)
  2. Benzodiazepine
    • Chlordiazepoxide (librium)
    • Diazepam (Valium)
    • Alprazolam (Xanax)
    • Clonazepam (Klonopin)
    • Lorazepam (Ativan)
    • Oxazepam (Serax)
    • Midazalam (Versed)
  3. Nonbenzodiazepine
    • Buspirone (BuSpar)
    • Hydroxyzine (vistaril//Atarax)
  4. Herbals antianxiety
    • Kava
    • Melatonin
    • Valerian
    • Chamomile

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