APA Online CE Quiz

No. 23

Title: RX Primer: The Medicines for Insomnia By

1. Sleep disorders are:
A) Very benign and should usually just be tolerated.
B) Fairly common in our fast-paced culture.
C) Always best treated with medication.
D) All of the above.

2. Sleep hygiene suggestions that we can give patients include:
A) Do not stay in bed if you cannot get to sleep.
B) Drink a hot, caffeine-containing beverage if one cannot sleep.
C) Stay in bed if you awaken and cannot get back to sleep quickly.
D) All of the above.

3. One advantage of using Trazodone (DesyrelTM)for insomnia is:
A) It has virtually no side effects.
B) It works better for men than for women.
C) It is not habit forming.
D) It can be purchased over-the-counter.

4. Side effects of the benzodiazepine sleeping medicine include:
A) Addiction.
B) Priapism.
C) Being deadly in overdoses all by themselves.
D) All of the above.

5. Side effects of diphenhydramine (BenadrylTM) include:
A) Dry mouth.
B) Dry nose.
C) Over-sedation.
D) All of the above.

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