Posts Tagged Under: anxiety


Diazepam and Muscle Spasm

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Diazepam, a commonly used anti-anxiety agents, relieves muscle spasm ?

Diazepam is an anxiolitic drug. Anxiolytics are drugs used to relieve anxiety. Other anxiolytics drugs are : Alprazolam, Chlordiazepoxide. Clorazepate, Diazepam, Halazepam, Lorazepam, Oxazepam and Lorazepam.

(Edited by Dr. María Moya Guirao, MD)

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Benzodiazepines

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Benzodiazepines can worse conditions and occasionally induce florid delirium in cases of Dementia ?

Anti-anxiety drugs should be used for short-term treatment in these patients.

(Edited by Dr. María Moya Guirao, MD)

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Anxiolytics

The Anxiolytics are drugs used to relieve anxiety. Among them, Benzodiazepines are the most commonly used.

The most popular anti-anxiety agents are Alprazolam, Chlordiazepoxide. Clorazepate, Diazepam, Halazepam, Lorazepam, Oxazepam and Lorazepam.

(Edited by Dr. María Moya Guirao, MD)

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Anxiety Drugs and Pregnancy (English)

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In pregnancy the use of drugs, especially during the first trimester, may increase the risk of cleft lip and palate and intrauterine growth retardation ?

Using these drugs to relive anxiety during labor and delivery affect the new born . They may produce respiratory depression, poor sucking, sedation, hypotonia and hypothermia.

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

 

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Anxiety Drugs and Elderly

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in the elderly the use of anxiety drugs, particularly Benzodiazepines, may increase the risk of oversedation, paradoxical excitement, confusion and delirium ?

These responses may be explained by age-dependent changes in drug pharmacokinetics and increased target organ sensitivity. The elderly have dismished hepatic drug-metabolizing enzymes and drugs elimination capacity.

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, MD)

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Anxiety

Episodes of acute anxiety have a great variety of somatic symptoms.

    • stiffness, tremors, weakness, unsteadiness of voice
    • palpitation, flushing or pallor, faintness, rapid pulse, increased blood pressure
    • nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • cold wet extremities, rapid or irregular breathing, sleep disturbances.

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, MD)

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Anxiety and Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud pioneered explorations into man’s inner life, discovered the role of unconscious phenomena (most particularly inner conflicts) in determining the sources of neurotic anxiety.

He recognized the crucial signihttp://psicoterapeutas.eu/wp-admin/post.php?post=5124&action=editficance of anxiety for the development of the individual and the elaboration of his neurotic and psychotic states.

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, MD)

"Retrato de Sigmund Freud"

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