oa South African Medical Journal - Lorazepam as a premedicant in dental surgery

Volume 58, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



In a double-blind study, 100 young, healthy (American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status I) patients received lorazepam (Ativan; Wyeth) 2,5 mg or placebo orally as premedication before general anaesthesia for extraction of wisdom teeth.

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