Which medications in the drug class Anxiolytics are used in the treatment of Esophageal Motility Disorders?

Updated: Dec 29, 2017
  • Author: Eric A Gaumnitz, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Anxiolytics

Relief of anxiety related to symptoms experienced by some patients with esophageal motility disorders, resulting sometimes in symptomatic relief.

Alprazolam (Xanax)

Binds receptors at several sites within the CNS, including the limbic system and reticular formation. Effects may be mediated through GABA receptor system.


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