CNS Pharm- Seizure Disorders

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  • 1. 
    What are the characterisitcs of absense?
    • A. 

      Brief lapse of consciousness

    • B. 

      Sudden loss of posture, falling over

    • C. 

      Repetitive jerking

    • D. 

      Single, rapid twitch event

    • E. 

      Immediate deep loss of consciousness, rigid msucle contraction, violent jerking movements.

  • 2. 
    What are the characterisitcs of atonic drop?
    • A. 

      Brief lapse of consciousness

    • B. 

      Sudden loss of posture, falling over

    • C. 

      Repetitive jerking

    • D. 

      Single, rapid twitch event

    • E. 

      Immediate deep loss of consciousness, rigid msucle contraction, violent jerking movements.

  • 3. 
    What are the characterisitcs of clonic?
    • A. 

      Brief lapse of consciousness

    • B. 

      Sudden loss of posture, falling over

    • C. 

      Repetitive jerking

    • D. 

      Single, rapid twitch event

    • E. 

      Immediate deep loss of consciousness, rigid msucle contraction, violent jerking movements.

  • 4. 
    What are the characterisitcs of myoclonic?
    • A. 

      Brief lapse of consciousness

    • B. 

      Sudden loss of posture, falling over

    • C. 

      Repetitive jerking

    • D. 

      Single, rapid twitch event

    • E. 

      Immediate deep loss of consciousness, rigid msucle contraction, violent jerking movements.

  • 5. 
    What are the characterisitcs of tonic clonic?
    • A. 

      Brief lapse of consciousness

    • B. 

      Sudden loss of posture, falling over

    • C. 

      Repetitive jerking

    • D. 

      Single, rapid twitch event

    • E. 

      Immediate deep loss of consciousness, rigid msucle contraction, violent jerking movements.

  • 6. 
    What type of drug is vigabatrin?
    • A. 

      Inhibit GABA breakdown by GABA transaminase

    • B. 

      Inhibit GABA reuptake by GABA transporter

    • C. 

      GABA analogues that may bind to GABAa receptor, decrease uptake, increase release

    • D. 

      Unknown mech but may act on GABAa recepotrs and inhibit GABA reuptake

    • E. 

      Cyclic GABA derivative, poss bind to SV2A and/or calcium channels

    • F. 

      Moderate sodium channel use dependent block

  • 7. 
    What type of drug is tiagabine?
    • A. 

      Inhibit GABA breakdown by GABA transaminase

    • B. 

      Inhibit GABA reuptake by GABA transporter

    • C. 

      GABA analogues that may bind to GABAa receptor, decrease uptake, increase release

    • D. 

      Unknown mech but may act on GABAa recepotrs and inhibit GABA reuptake

    • E. 

      Cyclic GABA derivative, poss bind to SV2A and/or calcium channels

    • F. 

      Moderate sodium channel use dependent block

  • 8. 
    What type of drug is gabapentin?
    • A. 

      Inhibit GABA breakdown by GABA transaminase

    • B. 

      Inhibit GABA reuptake by GABA transporter

    • C. 

      GABA analogues that may bind to GABAa receptor, decrease uptake, increase release

    • D. 

      Unknown mech but may act on GABAa recepotrs and inhibit GABA reuptake

    • E. 

      Cyclic GABA derivative, poss bind to SV2A and/or calcium channels

    • F. 

      Moderate sodium channel use dependent block

  • 9. 
    What type of drug is pregabalin?
    • A. 

      Inhibit GABA breakdown by GABA transaminase

    • B. 

      Inhibit GABA reuptake by GABA transporter

    • C. 

      GABA analogues that may bind to GABAa receptor, decrease uptake, increase release

    • D. 

      Unknown mech but may act on GABAa recepotrs and inhibit GABA reuptake

    • E. 

      Cyclic GABA derivative, poss bind to SV2A and/or calcium channels

    • F. 

      Moderate sodium channel use dependent block

  • 10. 
    What type of drug is zonisamide?
    • A. 

      Inhibit GABA breakdown by GABA transaminase

    • B. 

      Inhibit GABA reuptake by GABA transporter

    • C. 

      GABA analogues that may bind to GABAa receptor, decrease uptake, increase release

    • D. 

      Unknown mech but may act on GABAa recepotrs and inhibit GABA reuptake

    • E. 

      Cyclic GABA derivative, poss bind to SV2A and/or calcium channels

    • F. 

      Moderate sodium channel use dependent block

  • 11. 
    What type of drug is levitiracetam?
    • A. 

      Inhibit GABA breakdown by GABA transaminase

    • B. 

      Inhibit GABA reuptake by GABA transporter

    • C. 

      GABA analogues that may bind to GABAa receptor, decrease uptake, increase release

    • D. 

      Unknown mech but may act on GABAa recepotrs and inhibit GABA reuptake

    • E. 

      Cyclic GABA derivative, poss bind to SV2A and/or calcium channels

    • F. 

      Moderate sodium channel use dependent block

  • 12. 
    What type of drug is valproate?
    • A. 

      Inhibit GABA breakdown by GABA transaminase

    • B. 

      Inhibit GABA reuptake by GABA transporter

    • C. 

      GABA analogues that may bind to GABAa receptor, decrease uptake, increase release

    • D. 

      Unknown mech but may act on GABAa recepotrs and inhibit GABA reuptake

    • E. 

      Cyclic GABA derivative, poss bind to SV2A and/or calcium channels

    • F. 

      Moderate sodium channel use dependent block/ calcium channel blocker

  • 13. 
    What effect does phenoarbital do to GABAa receptor?
    • A. 

      Increase frequency of channel opening

    • B. 

      Increase duration and frequency of channel

    • C. 

      Increase duration of channel opening not frequency

    • D. 

      Increase receptor affinity for GABA

  • 14. 
    What effect does phenoarbital do to GABAa receptor?
    • A. 

      Increase frequency of channel opening

    • B. 

      Increase duration and frequency of channel

    • C. 

      Increase duration of channel opening not frequency

    • D. 

      Increase receptor affinity for GABA

  • 15. 
    What is zonisamide used for?
    • A. 

      Tonic clonic seizures

    • B. 

      Absence seizures

    • C. 

      Generalised seizures

    • D. 

      Partial seizure

  • 16. 
    What should you not sue to treat absence seizures?
    • A. 

      GABAa agonists

    • B. 

      GABAa antagonists

    • C. 

      Sodium channel blockers

  • 17. 
    What drugs should you use for partial or focal seizures?
    • A. 

      Sodium channel inactivators/ GABA enhancers

    • B. 

      Calcium channel blockers

  • 18. 
    What drugs should you use for generalised seizures?
    • A. 

      Sodium channel inactivators/ GABA enhancers

    • B. 

      Calcium channel blockers

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