Antianxiety Agents

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mandalana
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92530
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Antianxiety Agents
Updated:
2011-06-30 13:01:00
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antianxiety
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  1. Chlordiazepoxide ( Librium), and Diazepam ( Valium) side effects?
    • Lethargy, hangover
    • respiratory depression
    • Hypotension
  2. Chlordiazepoxide ( Librium), and Diazepam ( Valium) nursing considerations
    • CNS depression
    • Use-anxiety, alcohol withdrawl, seizures
    • May result in toxic build up in the elderly
    • Potential for physiological addiction/overdose
    • Cigarette smoking increases clearance of drug
    • alcohol increases CNS depression
  3. alprazolam ( xanax)
    Clonazepam (Klonipin)
    Lorazepam (Ativan)
    oxazepam ( serax)
    Side effects
    • Drowsy
    • Ligh headed
    • hypotension
    • increased salivation
    • ortho hypo
    • Memory impaiment
    • confusion
  4. Midalzalem ( versed) SE
    • Retrograd amnesia
    • Euphoria
    • Hypotension
    • Dysrhytmia
    • Cardiac arrest
    • Respiratory depression
  5. Buspirone ( BuSpar) SE?
    • Light headed
    • Confusion
    • Hypotension
    • palpations
  6. Buspirone ( BuSpar) Nursing Considerations?
    • > 3 weeks to be effective
    • Little sedation
    • Don't give PRN
    • Useful for GAD
    • No abuse potential
    • Used with clients with previous addications
    • Avoid alcohol and grapfruit juice
    • Monitor for depression and suicide
  7. Hydroxyzine (visteral) ( atarax) SE?
    • Drowsy
    • Ataxia
    • Leukopenia
    • palpatations

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