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Akathisia: Quiz

  

Question 1: [1] However, most antipsychotic psychotropic drugs cause Parkinsonian like symptoms due to blockage of ________ receptors in the nigrostriatal pathway of the brain.
TyramineAmphetaminePhenethylamineDopamine

Question 2: Less common in sedating antipsychotics such as zuclopenthixol (Cisordinol) or ________ where anticholinergic and antihistaminergic effects counteract akathisia to a degree.
ClozapineQuetiapineAmoxapineChlorpromazine

Question 3: Some consider the drug of choice for the treatment of akathisia to be ________ such as propranolol (Inderal) or metoprolol.
Beta blockerClonidineAntianginalGuanethidine

Question 4: Acute akathisia is treated with medications, most often ________ (Benadryl).
DiphenhydramineDextromethorphanDizocilpineIbogaine

Question 5: Certain anti-emetic drugs, particularly the ________ blockers, such as metoclopramide (Reglan) and prochlorperazine (Compazine).
AmphetamineTyramineDopaminePhenethylamine

Question 6: Antipsychotics[7] such as haloperidol (Haldol), droperidol, pimozide, trifluoperazine, amisulpride, risperidone, ________ (Abilify) and asenapine (Saphris).
AmoxapineFlupentixolAripiprazoleLoxapine

Question 7: Other antidepressants, such as venlafaxine, the tricyclics and ________ (Desyrel).
AmitriptylineMirtazapineTrazodoneDoxepin

Question 8: The antihistamine ________ is also effective, though with shorter effect than beta blockers.
MirtazapineChlorpromazineAmitriptylineCyproheptadine

Question 9: Akathisia is most often seen as a side effect of ________ medications and medications such as reglan, but has other causes as well:
AntipsychoticChlorpromazineAntiparkinsonOlanzapine

Question 10: Benzodiazepines like ________ (Klonopin) are effective.
DiazepamNitrazepamLorazepamClonazepam
















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