Other drugs that were prescribed included anxiolytics
, antiparkinsonian drugs, anticonvulsants and antidepressants.
Many studies have been conducted to refine the failure of inferior alveolar nerve block such as Lindemann and co-authors have deduced the impact of sublingual triazolam and another study using triazolam showed 43% success compared to 57% success with the placebo drug, showing no notable difference (P=.43) between the two groups.7 Ehrich and co-authors concluded that triazolam is safe and superior to diazepam as anxiolytic
in patient with endodontic pain.
Outhoff, "The pharmacology of anxiolytics
," South African Family Practice, vol.
Significant increased time spent in open arm was taken as an index of anxiolytic
effect of treatment.
reduce the natural aversion to light and increase the time spent in the lit compartment.
The percentage of time spent in the open arms by the HT7 group (n = 8) (p > 0.05) and the tail (nonacupoint) group (n = 8) (p > 0.05) did not significantly differ from that of the ARS control group, indicating anxiolytic
effects of acupuncture at PC6 and the importance of acupuncture treatment location in producing anxiolytic
effects (Figure 2(a)).
The prescription of anxiolytics
, sedatives, and hypnotics by dentists for outpatients is legally authorized in Brazil.
Clinical studies have shown that the anxiolytic
effect of Selank is comparable to the effect of low doses of the benzodiazepine tranquilizers; however, the action of Selank is not accompanied by the characteristic side effects of those drugs [9, 10].
Most common drugs prescribed among the patients were Anti-Depressants 75.33% (Fluoxetine, Imipramine and Sertraline), Anxiolytics
48.33% (Lorazepam, Clonazepam and Chlordiazepoxide), Anti-Psychotics 26% (Trifluoperazine, Chlorpromazine and Levosulpiride), Anticholinergics 17.16% and Antimanic/Mood Stabilizers 12.16%.
In fact, the oil extract of this brown propolis exerted stimulant, anxiolytic
, and antidepressant effects at lower doses .
Key clinical point: Patients with ankylosing spondylitis who use opiates are far more likely to self-report depression than are those who do not use opiates, with declining use of opiates in those on antidepressants or anxiolytics
* A low-dose anxiolytic
might benefit patients with preprandial anxiety.