A Comparison of Oral Clonidine and Oral Midazolam as Preanesthetic Medications in the Pediatric Tonsillectomy Patient

@article{Fazi2001ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Oral Clonidine and Oral Midazolam as Preanesthetic Medications in the Pediatric Tonsillectomy Patient},
  author={L. Fazi and E. Jantzen and J. Rose and C. D. Kurth and M. Watcha},
  journal={Anesthesia & Analgesia},
  year={2001},
  volume={92},
  pages={56–61}
}
We compared the effects of oral clonidine (4 &mgr;g/kg) and midazolam (0.5 mg/kg) on the preanesthetic sedation and postoperative recovery profile in children during tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy. In a double-blinded, double-dummy study design, 134 ASA physical status I-II children aged 4–12 yr were randomized to receive a combination of either clonidine and placebo (Group A), or placebo and midazolam (Group B) at 60–90 min and 30 min, respectively, before the induction of… Expand
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