anxiolytics


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anxiolytics

; 'minor' tranquillizers agents used in the lowest possible effective dose for the shortest possible time to reduce presurgical anxiety, e.g. diazepam; lorazepam
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Anxiolytic drugs decrease grooming in an open-field test (Moody et al.
Effective treatments such as anxiolytic drug therapy or cognitive-behavioural therapy exist (Sadock and Sadock, 2000) but, many patients remain untreated, experience adverse effects of benzodiazepines (Woods et al.
These estimates are supported by the high sales figures for anxiolytics in all industrialized countries.
The standardized extract was reported earlier to have significant anti-oxidant effect, anxiolytic activity and improve memory retention in Alzheimer's disease.
Significant increased time spent in open arm was taken as an index of anxiolytic effect of treatment.
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Safe discharge is crucial when using anxiolytics, he added.
In fact, the oil extract of this brown propolis exerted stimulant, anxiolytic, and antidepressant effects at lower doses [18].
Conclusion: OEP exerted stimulant, anxiolytic and antidepressant effects on the Central Nervous System and antioxidant activity in rats, highlighting propolis as a potential therapeutic compound for behavior impairment of anxiety and depression.
A low-dose anxiolytic might benefit patients with preprandial anxiety.
The study from the University of Warwick shows that several anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) drugs or hypnotic drugs (sleeping pills) are associated with a doubling in the risk of mortality.
SSRIs increase concentrations of 5-HT in the synapse cleft and thus have anxiolytic effects for almost all subtypes of anxiety disorders, including general anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.