benzodiazepines
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Age Ageing. 2011 Jan;40(1):23-9 Systematic Review
IN delirium, elder patients The Use of
opioids, benzodiazepines, dihydropyridines calcium channel blockers, antihistamines and possibly (uncertain) H(2) antagonists, tricyclic antidepressants, antiparkinson medications, steroids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antimuscarinics
As Etiologic risk factor
Is worse Than
not taking those drugs
To increase risk of delirium: opioids OR 2.5, benzodiazepines OR 3.0, dihydropyridines OR 2.4, antihistamines OR 1.8.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010;(1):CD007354 Systematic Review, Cochrane Review
IN palliative care, dyspnea, advanced cancer, advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease The Use of
benzodiazepines
As Treatment, Chronic
Is equal Than
placebo
To relief breathlessness