Use of benzoctamine as sedative in patients with respiratory failure.

@article{Clark1973UseOB,
  title={Use of benzoctamine as sedative in patients with respiratory failure.},
  author={Timothy Joseph Clark and J V Collins},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1973},
  volume={1 5845},
  pages={
          75-6
        }
}
Benzoctamine (Tacitin) was given by mouth as night sedation to patients admitted to hospital with respiratory failure. Fourteen patients had chronic obstructive bronchitis and six had acute severe asthma. One patient with asthma needed intravenous sedation with benzoctamine. No adverse effects were observed, and there was no significant change of forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV(1)), forced vital capacity (FVC), or Pco(2) in any patient after benzoctamine. Nevertheless, further… CONTINUE READING

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