Oral pharmaceuticals and adult patients
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The Journal of the American Dental Association
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The use of sedatives has established efficacy and safety for managing anxiety regarding dental treatment. This article will provide essential information regarding the pharmacology and therapeutic principles that govern the appropriate use of orally administered sedatives to provide mild sedation (anxiolysis). Dosages and protocols are intended for this purpose, not for providing moderate or deeper sedation levels.
Sedation, Anxiolysis, Oral sedation, Minimal sedation, Hypnotics, Sedatives
Niessen, Linda C., "Oral pharmaceuticals and adult patients" (1994). Faculty Articles. 29.