Benzodiazepines are among the most widely used drugs. Recent information about their various pharmacological properties, discussed here, provides a more rational basis for choice of efficacious, safe drugs within the category. In addition to their own use in anxiety states, they are useful in a variety of nonpsychiatric situations, including preanesthesia, seizure control, postmyocardial infarction care, and psychophysiologic disorders.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1979|
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