CNS Part- 2
Which of the following statements concerning adverse effects of antipsychotic drugs is accurate?
|A||The late-occurring choreoathetoid movements caused by conventional antipsychotic drugs are reduced by antimuscarinic agents|
|B||Retinal pigmentation is a dose-dependent toxic effect of clozapine|
|C||Uncontrollable restlessness in a patient taking antipsychotic medications is alleviated by increasing the drug dose|
|D||Acute dystonic reactions occur very infrequently with olanzapine|
|E||Blurring of vision and urinary retention are common side effects of haloperidol|
a. Muscarinic blockers exacerbate tardive dyskinesias.
b. Akathisia (uncontrollable restlessness) resulting from antipsychotic drugs may be relieved by a reduction in dosage.
c. Retinal pigmentation may occur with thioridazine, not clozapine.
d. Olanzapine has minimal dopamine receptor blocking action and is unlikely to cause acute dystonias,