Alprazolam.rtf - Valencia College Generic Name Alprazolam Nursing Program Trade Names Xanax Alprazolam Intensol Xanax XR Routes Doses Frequency\/Times

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Valencia College Nursing Program Medication Portfolio Generic Name: Alprazolam Trade Names: Xanax, Alprazolam Intensol, Xanax XR Pharmacologic Classification: benzodiazepines Therapeutic Classification: Sedative, anxiolytic Routes Doses Frequency/Times Action/Purpose Major Side Effects Nursing Interventions Labs PO IV 0.5 to 1 mg per day initially. Depending on the response, the dose may be increased at intervals of 3 to 4 days in increments of no more than 1 mg/day. Action : binds to gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors in the brain and enhance GABA- mediated synaptic inhibition Purpose : It can treat anxiety and panic disorder. Drowsiness, Fatigue Memory problems Speech problems Constipation Changes in weight Addiction (dependency) Pre-Med Administration : Assess degree and
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