Drugs quiz #4

sidsterr's version from 2017-11-29 04:29


Question Answer
pramipexone dihydrochloride antiparkinson; mirapex; 0.75 to 4.5 mg daily
benztropine mesylateantiparkinson; cogentin; 1 to 4 mg once or twice a day
ropinirole hclantiparkinson; requip XL; 0.5 to 5 mg 3x
carbidopa w. levodopaantiparkinson; sinemet CR; individualized and adjusted
phenytoin sodium extendedantiepileptic; dilantin, kapseal; 100 mg TID to 300 mg once dialy
lamotrigineantiepileptic; lamictal XR; normal dose 25 mg to 200 once daily
topiramateantiepileptic; topamax, trokendi XR; adult: total daily dose as adjunctive therapy 200 to 400 mg
primidoneantiepileptic; mysoline; day 10: maintence 250 mg 3 to 4 times daily
excarbazepineantiepileptic; trileptal, oxtellar XR; adult- start w. 300 mg given twice a day
methylphenidate hclCNS agent for ADHD; ritalin, methylin, metadate, concerta; initial 5 mg twice day before breakfast and lunch with grad. increase to 5 mg to 10 mg weekly
dexmethylphenidate hclcns agent for adhd; focalin XR; 10 mg given early in the morning
amphetamine w. dextroamphetamine saltcns agent for adhd; adderall; adults XR capsules 20 mg per day
atomoxetine hclcns agent for adhd; strattera; 80 mg either once in morning or evening divided bw morning and late afternoon/early evening
lisdexamfetamine dimesylatecns agent for adhd; vyvanse; 30 mg per day in single dose in morning
eszopiclonesedative; lunesta; 2 mg (nonelderly) or 1 mg (elderly) immediately before bedtime
zolpidem tartratesedative; ambien CR, intermezzo; 5 to 12.5 immedately before bed
pregabalinanticonvulsalt/antineuralgic; lyrica; 75 mg twice daily or 50 mg three times a day (150/day)
gabapentinanticonvulsant/ antineuralgic; neurontin, gralise; 900 to 1800 mg per day in 3 divided doses
divalproex sodiumanticonvulsant/ bipolar agent; depakote; 250 mg 3 times a day or 25 mg/kg given once daily
levetiracetamanticonvulsant; keppra; 1000 mg given twice daily dosing (500 mg twice daliy)
carbamazepineanticonvulsant; tegretol, carbetol, equetro; 800 to 1200 mg per day in 3-4 divided doses minimum effective dose
phenobarbital anticonvulsant; generic; 30 to 120 mg daily in two to three divided doses
zonisamideanticonvlsant; zonegran; begin with 100 mg daily
memantine hclagent for alzheimers dementia; namenda; 10 mg twice a day
donepezil hclagent for alzheimers dementia; aricept; 10 mg given at bedtime
rivastigminealzheimers dementia; exelon; 4.5 to 6 mg twice a day
lithium carbonateantimanic; lithonate, lithotabs, lithobid; usual dose of 300 mg given 3 to 4 times a day
vilazodone hclantidepressant; viibryd; 40 mg once daily with food
varenicline tartratesmoking cessation aid; chantix; 1 mg twice a day

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