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Offline dream_dude

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Case (31)
« on: March 03, 2008, 12:43:42 AM »
A 58-year-old woman attends two months after a myocardial infarct. She has
made a good recovery but has developed features of low mood and poor sleep
pattern with early morning wakening.
Which is the SINGLE MOST appropriate drug for this patient’s current
symptoms? Select ONE option only.
A Amitriptyline
B Fluoxetine
C Lofepramine
D Mirtazapine
E Venlafaxine




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Re: Case (31)
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2008, 06:33:31 AM »
i think the correct answer is Venlafaxine :is a serotonin and nonadrenaline re-uptake inhibitor(SNRI) ,it lacks the sedative effects and that's why it cause poor sleep
الأسوار التي تحيط بنا عالية، وعلى من لا يستطيع أن يهدمها أو يقذفها أو يتسلق عليها... عليه أن لا يزين للباقين الجلوس خلفها.

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Re: Case (31)
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2008, 07:36:40 PM »
Unfortunately this case is canceled & Locked because the case poster did not reply in 7 days.
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