The Bionic Human HW10-3

The Bionic Human HW10-3 - The Bionic Human (ME-GenEd 0844)-...

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The Bionic Human (ME-GenEd 0844)- Homework #10 Name: Melondy Moody Ambien CR- Company - Sanofi-Aventis Intended Use : To treat insomnia; be used as a sedative; also used for some brain disorders Action: It is a short-acting nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic that potentiates gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), an inhibitory neurotransmitter , by binding to GABA A receptors at the same loca- tion as benzodiazepines . Type of Controlled Release : First layer dissolves quickly to help the person taking it to fall asleep, then the second layer dissolves slowly to allow the person to remain sleeping throughout the night. Depakote-ER - Company - Abbott Laboratories Intended Use : Used to prevent seizures cause by some forms of epilepsy, chronic pain, and used to control manic episodes in patients that suffer from bipolar disorder Action: works by increasing the amount of  gamma-aminobutyric acid  ( GABA ) in the brain. GABA is a  natural chemical that stops or slows down other brain signals.
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course MOSAIC 0852 taught by Professor Raymondhalnon during the Spring '09 term at Temple.

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