Which medications in the drug class Anxiolytics, Benzodiazepines are used in the treatment of Bronchial Thermoplasty?

Updated: Mar 30, 2021
  • Author: Said A Chaaban, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Anxiolytics, Benzodiazepines

In the operating room, intravenous (IV) administration of a small dose of midazolam before arterial line insertion can reduce anxiety, tachycardia, and hypertension.

Midazolam

Midazolam is a shorter-acting benzodiazepine sedative-hypnotic that is useful in patients who require acute and/or short-term sedation. Midazolam is also useful for its amnestic effects.


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