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methemoglobinemia

methylene blue

1

cardiotoxicity due to bupivacaine, ropivacaine

intralipid (fat emulsion in TPN)

2

alcohol withdrawal syndrome

long acting benzodiazepines (diazepam, chlordiazepoxide)

3

trigeminal neuralgia

carbamazepine

4

neuropathic pain

gabapentin

5

malignant hyperthermia (halothane + succinylcholine/tubocurarine)

dantrolene

6

on-off phenomenon of PD

abomorphine

7

wearing off phenomenon of PD

entacapone

8

severe nausea by apomorphine

trimethobenzamide

9

acute dysthonia

diphenhydramine

10

parkinsonism

benztropine

11

rabbit syndrome

benztropine

12

neuroleptic malignant syndrome (chlorpromazine, entacapone, haloperidol,

dantrolene

13

torsade de pointes

magnesium

14

pedia anticonvulsant

phenobarbital

15

pedia antipsychotic

risperidone

16

antipsychotic that reduces risk of suicide

clozapine

17

antipsychotic for schizophrenia on youth

risperidone

18

least sedating typical antipsychotic

haloperidol

19

least sedating atypical antisychotic

aripirazole

20

strongest autonomic effect - antipsychotic

thioridazine

21

weakest autonomic effects - antipsychotic

haloperidol

22

MDD (first line)

fluoxetine

23

MDD (backup)

imipramine

24

Class IA antiarrhythmics

sodium lactate

25

paroxysmal SVT

adenosine

26

OPD tx for SVT

verapamil

27

serotonin syndrome

cyproheptadine

28

opioid of choice for pain relief in pancreatitis

meperidine

29

central diabetes indipidus

? desmopressin

30

SIADH

? conivaptan

31

pregnant hyperthyroid

PTU

32

nonpregnant hyperthyroid

methimazole

33

agranulocytosis (to accelerate recovery)

recombinant G-CSF

34

hypertylhyroidism (definitive tx)

radioactive iodine (131 I)

35

pregnant with Cushing's Syndrome

metyrapone

36

TB (most active)

isoniazid

37

leprosy (most active)

dapsone

38

malaria in pregnant patients

quinine