Benzodiazepines: some aspects of their clinical pharmacology.

@article{Shader1979BenzodiazepinesSA,
  title={Benzodiazepines: some aspects of their clinical pharmacology.},
  author={R. Shader and D. Greenblatt},
  journal={Ciba Foundation symposium},
  year={1979},
  volume={74},
  pages={
          141-55
        }
}
  • R. Shader, D. Greenblatt
  • Published 1979
  • Medicine
  • Ciba Foundation symposium
  • Benzodiazepine derivatives are the most commonly prescribed anti-anxiety agents in clinical practice. Six benzodiazepine anxiolytics are now available in the United States. Additional drugs are used in other parts of the world, and many others are in various stages of clinical testing. All these benzodiazepine derivatives have similar neuropharmacological properties--they reduce anxiety, produce sedation and sleep, have anticonvulsant effects, and can produce muscle relaxation. Faced with this… CONTINUE READING

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