Double-Blind Comparative Trial of Parenteral Lorazepam and Papaveretum in Premedication

  • AJ Coleman
  • LT Bees

Abstract

Lorazepam, a new sedative drug of the benzodiazepine group, was compared in a double-blind study with a papaveretumjhyoscine mixture in a series of 50 patients awaiting surgery. No difference between the drugs in terms of sedation or side-effects was detected.

S. Afr. Med. J., 48, 862 (1974).

Author Biographies

AJ Coleman
Department of Anaesthetics, University of Natal, Durban
LT Bees
Department of Anaesthetics, University of Natal, Durban
Published
2018-02-19
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 0256-95749
print ISSN: 2078-5135