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what are three reasons antianxiety agents are prescribed for?
- dental phobia
- panic disorders
- withdrawal for substance abuse
what is the mechanism of action for benzodiazepiens?
reduce anxiety by enhancing the inhibitory properties found naturally in the CNS, also thought to exert an anxiolytic effect by selectively depressing the hyperactivity of neuronal circuits in the limbic system
what should you not use with benzodiazepines?
blame it on the a a a a a ALCOHOL
what pregnancy category is benzodiazepines
triazolam and temazepam are in what pregnancy category?
what is the benzodiazepine receptor antagonist drug?
what does Flumazenil do?
reverse sedative effects after surgical, diagnostic procdures, anesthesia or overdose
what are the ADEs of flumazenil?
nausea, dizziness, headache, blurred vision, increased sweating and anxiety
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