Vigilance impairment after a single dose of benzodiazepines

  title={Vigilance impairment after a single dose of benzodiazepines},
  author={L. Ko{\vz}ena and Emil Frant{\'i}k and Milan Horv{\'a}th},
While outpatients or other users of therapeutic drugs have to be informed about the risk of impaired functioning during driving or work, the prescribing physician needs to be familiar with the side effects of alternative drugs in order to select the most suitable treatment. With this aim, several types of benzodiazepine anxiolytics in low anxiolytic doses (diazepam 5 mg or 10 mg, nitrazepam 5 mg, oxazepam 10 mg, medazepam 10 mg, and alprazolam 0.2 or 0.5 mg - per 2m2 body surface) were tested… 

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