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Pharmacology 6

A 20-year-old male is brought into the emergency department by his college roommate after having a seizure. His roommate states they were at a party where the patient "took something." The patient has no history of seizures and no significant past medical history. The patient is afebrile with a heart rate of 110 beats/minute and blood pressure of 140/90 mm Hg. On physical examination, he is agitated, and his eyes show nystagmus.

Which of the following medications should he be given to the patient to improve his symptoms?

  • A) Flumazenil
  • B) Lorazepam
  • C) Methadone
  • D) Naltrexone
  • E) Prochlorperazine

Authors

Serena Karmally

Editor

Dr. Ted O'Connell

Last updated

Sep 18, 2022

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