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1

what does aetylcholinesterase inhibitors do

decrease cholinesterase from breaking down acetycholine to increase levels of acetycholine in synaptic cleft

2

name the 3 acetycholinesterase inhibitors for dementia

donepezil/aricept, rivastigmine/exalon , galantamine/Razadyne

3

what are the 4 dementia drugs

donepezil/aricept, rivastigmine/exalon , galantamine/Razadyne and memantine/nemada

4

what is MOA of memantine/nemenda

NMDA glutimate receptor blockaide to inhibit Ca influs.

5

side effects of nemantine/nemenda

NMDA glutimate receptor blockaide: increased libido, agitaiton and insomnia

6

what dementia drug for brain damaged adults

glaantamine/razadyne

7

what drug comes as a patch

rivastigmine/exalon

8

what dementia drug may be of use in autistic children

donepezil/aricept

9

antidote or acetycholinesterase overdose

atropine because its parasympathetic

10

sx of acetycholinesterase overdose, to much ach

N/v, bradycardia, circulatory collapse and confuctions, hypotension

11

atropine

antidote for acetycholinssterase overdose

12

rivastigmine/exalon

patch, young onset dementa

13

donepezil/aricept

may increase vocab in autistic children

14

glantamine/razadyne

brain damaged adults and emory enhancer

15

memantine namenda

NMDA glut block: can cause aggitation and increased libido