Antianxiety agents

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Antianxiety agents
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  1. buspirone (BuSpar)

    1. Adverse effects
    2. Indication
    3. Contraindications
    • 1. Depression, stimulation, insomnia
    • Tremors, Hypotension, Tachycardia, palpitations

    2. Relief of short-term anxiety

    3. Do not use with MAOIs , Avoid alcohol
  2. Benzodiazepine compounds:
    chlordiazeoxide (Librium),
    diazepam (valium), oxazepam (Serax), clonazepam (Klonopin),lorazepam (Ativan), alprazolam (Xanax)
    clorazepate (Tranxene)

    1. Actions 2. Adverse effects 3. Indications
    • 1. CNS depression, Muscle relaxation,Anticonvulsant
    • 2. Drowsiness, sedation
    • 3. Anxiety disorder, detoxification alcohol dependence, skeletal muscle relaxation, seizures
  3. BETA-BLOCKERS
    propranolol (inderal)
    clonidine (Catapres)

    1. Adverse effects:
    2. Indications
    Dizziness, confusion, hypotension breadycardia, dry mouth, drowsiness, sedation

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