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Drug Therapies Fill in the following boxes by identifying and describing four categories of drug therapy. Give an example of a drug in each category and state which disorder it is used to treat. Discuss how the drug works, and include any undesirable side effects. Save this document and type directly onto the document and into the boxes. The boxes will expand to accommodate what you write. Submit as an attachment to the appropriate drop box. |Category of Drug Therapy |Example of a drug in this category and the |How the drug works, and any undesirable side effects | | |disorder it is used to treat | | |Anti-anxiety drugs |Benzodiazepines (xanex/valium) Diazepam is used | | | |to relieve anxiety, muscle spasms, and seizures |Increases activity of neurotransmitter GABA | | |and to control agitation caused by alcohol |Undesireable effects of use: | | |withdrawal |Seizures, restlessness or excitement | | |It causes a reduction in anxiety | | | | | | | | | | | | |

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