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NUR 160 PN Psych Quiz

Antipsychoti
c
Medications
fluphenazine
(Prolixin)

haloperidol
(Haldol)

Atypical
Antipsychoti
cs
clozapine
(Clozaril)

risperidone
(Risperdal)

Anxiolytics
lorazepam
(Ativan)

Action of
med

Use of med

Interactions

Side
Effects/Adver
se Reactions

Nursing
Consideratio
ns

1. How do
antipsychotic
medications work?
2. What happens if
antipsychotics are
stopped?
3. What happens when
pts withdraw from
anxiolytics?