failure when taken with alcohol the nurse should instruct the patient who

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failure when taken with alcohol, the nurse should instruct the patient who drinks alcohol frequently to avoid antianxiety agents as a means of preventing enhancement of the central nervous system depression that is characteristic of both agents. Awarded 1.0 points out of 1.0 possible points. 8.ID: 10242195449A patient is taking disulfiram (Antabuse) and wants to know what will occur if she continues to drink alcohol. What is the nurse's best response? 9. ID: 10242195492 Which medication is approved to help reduce an individual's craving for alcohol? Naltrexone (ReVia) Correct Disulfiram (Antabuse) Acamprosate (Campral) Methadone (Methadose) Naltrexone is a pure opioid antagonist that reduces the craving for alcohol and blocks its pleasurable effects. Disulfiram is used to prevent alcohol consumption; acamprosate is used to maintain alcohol abstinence; and methadone is used to help reduce dependence on opioids. Awarded 1.0 points out of 1.0 possible points. 10. ID: 10242195422 Which approved medication will ease the unpleasant feelings brought on by abstinence from alcohol?
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Naltrexone (ReVia) Disulfiram (Antabuse) Acamprosate (Campral) Correct Methadone (Methadose) Acamprosate is indicated for the maintenance of abstinence in patients with alcohol dependence after detoxification. Benefits are derived from a reduction in the unpleasant feelings brought on by abstinence. Awarded 1.0 points out of 1.0 possible points. 11.ID: 10242197327A patient presents to the emergency department with respiratory depression, lethargy, and pinpoint pupils. These findings are consistent with clinical indicators of an overdose of which agent? 12. ID: 10242195436 Which manifestations are seen in a person who smokes marijuana? (Select all that apply.) Anorexia Tachycardia Correct Hypersomnia Unsteady gait Correct Mild euphoria Correct Hallucinations Correct The effects of marijuana use include tachycardia resulting from sympathetic stimulation, unsteadiness, euphoria, and hallucinations caused by stimulation of cannabinoid receptors.
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