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The Prescribing Cascade (continued)
- The resident is initiated on olanzapine 2.5 mg at bedtime. Due to agitation and continued hallucinations, the olanzapine dose is increased to 5 mg and lorazepam 0.5 mg po q4 hours prn is added to the medication regimen. The hallucinations continue and the evening dose of olanzapine is increased to 7.5 mg.
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