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Psyche Match the following Anti-Psychotic with Psychiatric Disorders!

Match the following therapies (A through F) to the clinical scenarios
listed (questions 1 through 4).

A. Benztropine
B. Propranolol
C. Amantadine
D. Dantrolene
E. Dialysis
F. Flumazenil

1 A 25-year-old man with bipolar disorder took too many pills, had two seizures, and is now in a coma.

2 A 38-year-old schizophrenic woman feels restless and cannot sit still; her physician states that this behavior is caused by her medication.

3 A 32-year-old woman with panic disorder and anxiety took an overdose of diazepam and is taken to the emergency department with somnolence and hypoventilation.

4 A 30-year-old man being treated for schizophrenia complains of tremor and a slow gait.
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1. E

2. C?

3. F

4. B?
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E. Dialysis is used to treat lithium toxicity when it is severe and life-
threatening, such as causing seizures or coma.

B. Akathisia (restlessness) can be treated with propranolol.

F. A benzodiazepine overdose can be treated with flumazenil, which is
a benzodiazepine antagonist.

C. The parkinsonian-like symptoms of neuroleptic agents are treated
with amantadine or levodopa.
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C. The parkinsonian-like symptoms of neuroleptic agents are treated
with amantadine or levodopa.
I have read somewhere that drug induced parkinsonism is treated with anticholinergics , never with levodopa and dopamine agonists......source--UW step 1....
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1.DIALYSIS
2.PROPRANOLOL
3.FLUMAZENIL
4.BENZOTROPINE
parkinson like symptoms is treated by anticholinergic...BENZOTROPINE
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i agree 4 shud b benztropin....
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