Why does the PMHNP avoid prescribing clozapine Clozaril as a first line

Why does the pmhnp avoid prescribing clozapine

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QUESTION 4 Why does the PMHNP avoid prescribing clozapine (Clozaril) as a first-line treatment to thepatient with psychosis and aggression? A. There is too high a risk of serious adverse side effects. B. It can exaggerate the psychoticsymptoms. C. Clozapine (Clozaril) should not be used as high-dose monotherapy. D. Thereis no documentation that clozapine (Clozaril) is effective for patients who are violent. QUESTION 5 The PMHNP is caring for a patient on risperidone (Risperdal). Which action made by thePMHNP exhibits proper care for this patient? QUESTION 6 The PMHNP wants to prescribe Mr. Barber a mood stabilizer that will target aggressiveand impulsive symptoms by decreasing dopaminergic neurotransmission. Which moodstabilizer will the PMHNP select? A. Lithium (Lithane) B. Phenytoin (Dilantin) C.
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  • Schizophrenia, Antipsychotic, Atypical antipsychotic, mood stabilizer

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