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1

what are 3 characteristics of atypical antipsychotics

1. lower risk of extrapyramidal symptoms
2. risk of tardive dyskinesia is reduced
3. can block 5HT2 receptors (helps w/ negative symptoms)

2

why is clozapine not first line for schizophrenia

CBC count needed every two weeks for 1 year

3

who is contraindicated for clozapine

WBC less than 3500

4

what are the BBW of clozapine

1. agranulocytosis
2. seizures
3. dementia
4. myocarditis
5. othostatic hypotension
6. respiratory arrest

5

what are adverse effects of risperidone

1. hyperproactinemia
2. sexual dysfunction
3. sedation
4. weight gain

6

risperidone is a good choice for what patients? why

elderly; not much anticholinergic activity

7

what is an important counselin point with paliperidone

take with food

8

what drug is the active metabolite of risperidone

paliperidone (invega)

9

what atypical is similar to olanzapine but not associated with agranulocytosis

olanzapine (zyprexa)

10

what is the agent of choice for a schizophrenic patient with Parkinson's disease

quetiapine

11

what atypical antipsychotic is a partial D2 agonist

aripiprazole

12

what is the adverse effects of abilify

headache
anxiety
insomnia
akathisia
pathological gambling

13

what drug should be counseled to not swallow table; sublingual

asenapine

14

what drug has low risk of metabolic effects but high risk of orthostasis

iloperidone

15

what are the sedating atypicals

clozapine
olanzapine
quetiapine
asenapine

16

what antipsychotics can be used as acute injections

Geodon
Risperdal
olanzapine
abilify