Anxiolytics And Sedatives (Hypnotics)

(Hypnotics) Anxiolytics and sedatives include benzodiazepines, barbiturates and related drugs. High doses can cause dizziness and respiratory depression that needs to be treated with intubation and mechanical ventilation. After chronic intake withdrawal symptoms with agitation and seizures (h i. E. With pentobarbital and phenobarbital) may occur, so that a withdrawal should be done by a slow tapering with or without substitution. The therapeutic use of anxiolytics and sedatives is well…

September 3, 2018