Antidepressant Medications Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a common and usually non-emergent side-effect of mirtazapine?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a concern of prescribing trazodone?

Question 3 3. Based on its actions, bupropion can be classified as which of the following?

Question 4 4. Which are common side effects of duloxetine?

Question 5 5. Trazodone is known by its brand name of:

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Question 6 6. To treat depression, anxiolytic may be given at a dose of _____ per day.

Question 7 7. Which of the following conditions is a serious concern associated with the use of mirtazapine?

Question 8 8. Which of the following classes of drugs should be avoided when taking trazodone?

Question 9 9. Who is most likely to develop antidepressant discontinuation syndrome?

Question 10 10. Fluoxetine is more commonly known as:

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Question 11 11. The dosage of duloxetine for depression might be:

Question 12 12. What is serotonin?

Question 13 13. A person taking escitalopram and aripiprazole might experience abnormal muscle movements. What is aripiprazole used to treat?

Question 14 14. How long does a MAOI have to be stopped before taking bupropion?

Question 15 15. Two treatments of bupropion toxicity are _____.

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Question 16 16. You are a hospital nurse caring for a patient. Over the past few days, you notice that the patient's motor function has deteriorated, they are experiencing tremors, and is unable to sleep at night. Fluoxetine is not new for them, but they are now also receiving a long list of other medications. You suspect _____.

Question 17 17.

Which of the following is a serious, major side effect of mirtazapine that requires immediate medical attention?

I. Shortness of breath

II. Skin rash

III. Swelling of any part of the body

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a potential use for trazodone?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is something bupropion can manage in an OFF-LABEL manner?

Question 20 20. Which is a serious side effect of duloxetine?

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Question 21 21. Besides its antidepressant effects, trazodone is also:

Question 22 22. Escitalopram belongs to which class of medications?

Question 23 23. Where does mirtazapine produce its affect?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a common and not serious side effect of trazodone?

Question 25 25. What is the best action to take if you are experiencing symptoms of antidepressant discontinuation syndrome?

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Question 26 26. Off label, fluoxetine is sometimes used to treat:

Question 27 27.

Duloxetine could be used to treat pain caused by:

I. Diabetes

II. Arthritis

III. Chronic lower back pain

Question 28 28. Which describes the pharmacokinetics of trazodone?

Question 29 29. Which of the following supplements might interact poorly with escitalopram?

Question 30 30. What actions is serotonin responsible for?

Antidepressant Medications Chapter Exam Instructions

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